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15 Classic Novel Endings We Would Change

By Matt Heckler Oct 9, 2013

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Lord of the Flies by William Golding

Okay, so this one is definitely divisive. Some folks think the ending was perfect and deep and awesome, and some of us think the book as a whole was kinda overrated to begin with and then the super abrupt ending that reeked of "deux ex machina" made an already disappointing novel even worse. What do you think?

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Matt Heckler

Matt Heckler is a writer, book critic, musician, movie nerd, sci-fi aficionado, and awesome beard haver from Chicago. When he isn't writing for The MindHut, he is drinking tasty beverages and working on his first novel. Follow him on Twitter @androiddreamer!

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