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This evasive but suggestive narrative approach renders the book 's terrible denouement at once shocking but quietly inevitable. Times, Sunday Times (2017)The final denouement involving a haggis is unworthy of all concerned. Times, Sunday Times (2007)It was a tragic denouement to a distinguished military career. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It all makes for a dramatic denouement. Times, Sunday Times (2015)There were so many players involved in the denouement. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The final denouement is properly horrifying. Times, Sunday Times (2015)In the final denouement, that glorious set pulls one last trick. Times, Sunday Times (2011)And there's a predictable denouement that comes out of the archives. Times, Sunday Times (2015)A twisting tale had received a fittingly dramatic denouement. Times, Sunday Times (2013)A memorably complex tragic denouement has been reduced to a lovers' quarrel. The Times Literary Supplement (2013)The denouement, which comes after a painfully slow preamble, is predictable. Times, Sunday Times (2014)And when the denouement finally comes, it's a fizzle. Times, Sunday Times (2008)It is an unedifying, if dramatic, denouement. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Instead, the denouement was played out on internet message boards, where fans traded barbs back and forth. Times, Sunday Times (2008)So I read rapidly, racing toward that dramatic denouement. Christianity Today (2000)
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