lists

everybody loves lists, right? here’s american book review’s top 100 of best last lines from novels. Two Australians are featured – Patrick White and JM Coetzee.

My pick from the list is from Joseph Conrad. Oh the horror…

The offing was barred by a black bank of clouds, and the tranquil waterway leading to the uttermost ends of the earth flowed sombre under an overcast sky—seemed to lead into the heart of an immense darkness.

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