25 February 2009

What Book is That?

Spoiler alert!

In the spirit of literary trivia if you want to test your familiarity with closing sentences look away now! Or more precisely look here now to check out the last lines to some of our favourite books, then see below for the books and authors these famous last words belong to.

  1. Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak
  2. The Red Tree by Shaun Tan
  3. The Island by Armin Greder
  4. Fox by Margaret Wild & Ron Brooks
  5. Charlotte’s Web by E. B. White
  6. Storm Boy by Colin Thiele
  7. How I Live Now by Meg Rosoff
  8. The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time by Mark Haddon
  9. To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
  10. The Great Gatsby by F. Scott FItzgerald
  11. 1984 by George Orwell
  12. Tirra Lirra by the River by Jessica Anderson
  13. The Children’s Bach by Helen Garner
  14. The Life of Pi by Yann Martel
  15. Schindler’s List by Thomas Keneally (Schindler's Ark, if you are like totally old school)
  16. The Princess Bride by William Goldman
  17. Sense & Sensibility by Jane Austen
  18. The House at Pooh Corner by A. A. Milne
  19. The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood
  20. Happy Days with the Naked Chef by Jamie Oliver*
* Okay - so this one was a little bit left of field, but who doesn't love Jamie?

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