Can the final line make or break the book?
Book World critic Ron Charles has picked 23 novels whose final sentences he deems “unforgettable.”
(I recently read a book where I turned the page and discovered the story was over, just when I thought it was getting to the exciting part. No unforgettable last sentence in that one.)
Of course, Wood included Scarlet O’Hara’s, “After all, tomorrow is another day.” Also, “Are there any questions,” from the chilling The Handmaid’s Tale.
Read the 21 other unforgettable last lines in this Washington Post article.