The book ends with some happy news for other characters.
And the answer is, of course, that the book ended.
The book ends in 1960 when he joins the Army.
The book ends as it began, with a young couple moving from the country to the capital.
However, the book will usually end in an entirely different setting.
The book ends with the death of both main characters.
The books ends in the first years of the 23rd century.
His books end on down notes but not hopeless ones.
The way things were going, her books ended nearly every month in the black.
The book ends in 1984 with the words "To be continued."