Today, many people love reading books. Most of these books have very interesting closing lines that made the readers think deeply on the real meanings of these closing lines. In relation to this, here are the top 20 best closing lines from books that you might read:
20. “It is a far, far better thing that I do, than I have ever done; it is a far, far better rest that I go to than I have ever known.” The 1859 novel of Charles Dickens titled “A Tale of Two Cities” has this line.
19. “Later on she will understand how some men so loved her, that they did care much for her sake.” Bram Stoker wrote this closing line on his novel “Dracula”.
18. “Tomorrow, I’ll think of some way to get him back. After all, tomorrow is another day.” The novel “Gone With The Wind” written by Margaret Mitchell is where you can read it.
17. “And the ashes blew towards us with the salt wind from the sea.” Daphne du Maurier wrote it on her novel “Rebecca”.
16. “The creatures outside looked from pig to man, and from man to pig, and from pig to man again; but already it was impossible to say which was which.” George Orwell wrote it on his novel “Animal Farm”.
15. “But now I must sleep.” Ian McEwan wrote it on his novel “Atonement”.
14. “It is not often that someone comes along who is a true friend and a good writer. Charlotte was both.” It can be read on E.B. White’s novel “Charlotte’s Web”.
13. “He would be there all night, and he would be there when Jem waked up in the morning.” Harper Lee wrote it on his novel “To Kill a Mockingbird”.
12. “She closes her eyes again and I begin to sing softly, ”’V’la l’bon vent, v’la l’joli vent V’la l’bon vent, ma mie m’appelle.”’ Hoping that this time it will remain a lullaby. That this time the wind will not hear. That this time – please just this once – it will leave without us.” This is the closing line of Joanne Harris’ novel titled “Chocolat”.
11. “Whatever our struggles and triumphs, however we may suffer them, all too soon they bleed into a wash, just like watery ink on paper.” “Memoirs of a Geisha” is the novel where you can read it, which was written by Arthur Golden.
10. “A dream can be the highest point of a life.” Ben Okri, who is a Nigerian novelist and poet, was the one who wrote this closing line on his novel titled “The Famished Road”. Such novel was published in the year 1991.
9. “But the sky was bright, and he somehow felt he was headed in the right direction.” Elwyn Brooks White or famously known as E.B. White was the famous author who wrote this closing line on his best-selling novel titled “Stuart Little”.
8. “So we beat on, boats against the current, borne back ceaselessly into the past.” The famous American novelist named F. Scott Fitzgerald was the one who wrote this line. It can be read on his 1925 novel titled “The Great Gatsby”.
7. “The scar had not pained Harry for nineteen years. All was well.” It was written by J.K. Rowling on her famous book titled “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows”.
6. “I’m so glad to be at home again.” It was written by L. Frank Baum on his 1900 novel titled “The Wonderful Wizard of Oz”.
5. “A LAST NOTE FROM YOUR NARRATOR. I am haunted by humans.” This is the closing line of the 2006 novel of Markus Zusak titled “The Book Thief”.
4. “I ran with the wind blowing in my face, and a smile as wide as the valley of Panjsher on my lips. I ran.” Khaled Hosseini wrote it on his novel “The Kite Runner”.
3. “Her lips move and a moment before the door splinters off its hinges she says, her voice strong and quiet, ‘My name is Alisa.” Steven Galloway wrote it on “The Cellist of Sarajevo”.
2. “Well, I’m back.” It’s written on “The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King”, by J.R.R. Tolkien.
1. “This stone is entirely blank. The only thought in cutting it was of the essentials of the grave, and there was no other care than to make this stone long enough and narrow enough to cover a man. No name can be read there.” It’s written in Victor Hugo’s novel “Les Miserables”.
These are the top 20 best closing lines from books. These lines are definitely intriguing to the reader’s part.