Twelve of the Best Final Lines in Literature

These books ended with a (figurative) bang

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Everyone knows that the first line of a novel sets the tone for the whole book. From “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times” to “Call me Ishmael,” examples abound of opening lines that leave an indelible mark on readers. I even did a three-part series on the subject, using the idea that instead of a…

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