The American Book Review published a list of the best last lines of novels. I've reprinted the top 10 here without the title or author so you can give it a guess if you'd like. Some of them are pretty obvious. You can take a look at the entire list here to see if you guessed correctly.
Top 10 Last Lines from Novels:
1. ...you must go on, I can't go on, I'll go on.
2. Who knows but that, on the lower frequencies, I speak for you?
3. So we beat on, boats against the current, borne back ceaselessly into the past.
4. ...I was a Flower of the mountain yes when I put the rose in my hair like the Andalusian girls used or shall I wear a red yes and how he kissed me under the Moorish wall and I thought well as well him as another and then I asked him with my eyes to ask again yes and then he asked me would I yes to say yes my mountain flower and first I put my arms around him yes and drew him down to me so he could feel my breasts all perfume yes and his heart was going like mad and yes I said yes I will Yes.
5. But I reckon I got to light out for the Territory ahead of the rest, because Aunt Sally she's going to adopt me and sivilize me and I can't stand it. I been there before.
6. "Yes," I said. "Isn't it pretty to think so?"
7. He loved Big Brother.
8. 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.
9. 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.
10. Yes, she thought, laying down her brush in extreme fatigue, I have had my vision.
What do you think is more important or makes a bigger impression in a novel -- a great first line or a great last line?