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Old 2008-07-18, 16:30   Link #21
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Originally Posted by HigurashiRika_04621 View Post
Did anyone notice that the plot of the Agatha Christie novel And Then There Were None (alt. Ten Little Indians) is similar to Umineko's? (ATTWN is about ten strangers being invited to a private island, and one by one they start dying o.o)
I did indeed; however, as that Agatha Christie novel is not the only place I've heard of/seen this sort of plot before, I didn't consider it that big of a deal.

...In fact, the Haruhi Suzumiya books/anime do a pretty good job of explaining why those sort of mystery stories take place in such places (that is, things like islands lacking direct contact with the mainland, etc.) in a specific chapter (aptly titled "Lone Island Syndrome").
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