Then there is the way that the author finishes the story, leaving the reader turning the page only to discover... that we've reached the end. I am not a big fan of cliffhangers, unless I have the next book in hand but honestly—while we are teased and most definitely tantalised—I didn't feel as though we were left hanging. The ending is obviously not the final word but it is an ending that I can live with. Knowing, of course, that there is more to come.
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