100 Best Last Lines from Modern Novels

Put togeth­er by the Amer­i­can Book Review, this list (which comes in PDF for­mat) serves up some of the great last lines from mod­ern lit­er­a­ture. Rank­ing num­ber six on the list is a pas­sage that I hap­pened to read just yes­ter­day: “Yes,” I said. “Isn’t it pret­ty to think so?” –Ernest Hem­ing­way, The Sun Also Ris­es (1926).

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