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Where is the Indian Island which reference to the book " And then there were none," located?

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In Agatha Christie’s novel," And Then There Were None," the island to which all the characters are called and where the whole story takes place, is called Indian Island ( Nigger Island in the original UK edition and Soldier island in other editions).

Agatha Christie captured the spirit of Indian Island in the book from that of one she visited often called Burgh Island. She was living in a retreat on Burgh Island when the book was written. The island is in southern England near Plymouth, just off the west coast of Devon. Agatha Christie has used many aspects of the climate and the geography of the island in her book.

Burgh Island is now primarily used as a tourist destination and an outdoor retreat for corporate and social gatherings.

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