Endless Night starts off with the love story of Michael Rogers, who is the protagonist, and Fenella “Ellie” Guteman. They fall in love with each other at first sight. The two first meet at Gipsy’s Acre, which is a piece of land facing the sea, and is filled with dark fir trees.
As he met his love for the first time at Gipsy’s Acre, he decides to build a house for themselves on the acre, after they get married. Even after repeated warnings from the natives regarding the curse on that land, Rogers doesn’t relent. He then builds his house at Gipsy’s Acre, which leads to a number of disastrous events in the life of the couple. This novel is quite different from other books by Christie due to its unique tone.
Endless Night is widely regarded as one of the best literary works by Christie, and has been translated into German, Portuguese, and Spanish. This book was also adapted into a movie of the same name. Endless Nightwas directed by Sidney Gilliat, and it was released in 1972. BBC Radio 4 had also adapted the novel into a one-hour long play, which was a part of their Saturday Theatre strand on 30th August, 2008.
About Agatha Christie
Agatha Christie was a renowned author.
Apart from this book, Christie has written A Caribbean Mystery, The Mirror Crack’d From Side To Side, By The Pricking Of My Thumbs, and The Mystery Of The Blue Train.
Christie was born on the 15th of September, 1890, in Devon, England. In 1902, she attended Miss Guyer’s Girls School, Torquay. However, she found it difficult to cope due to the disciplined atmosphere. Christie then went on to study at three pensions, Les Marroniers, Mademoiselle Cabernet’s, and Miss Dryden’s. During the First World War, Christie worked in a hospital. She was married twice, first to Archibald Christie, and later to Max Mallowan. Christie has been regarded as one of the best-selling novelists in history as per the Guinness Book of World Records. Her literary works have been translated into approximately 103 languages. In 1955, she was presented with the Grand Master Award, which is the highest honor presented by the Mystery Writers of America. Christie passed away on the 12th of January, 1976, in Wallingford, Oxfordshire.