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Inconclusive endings: a cop out or a clever calculation?

The BBC adaptation of the Crimson Petal and the White does not provide a neatly-wrapped ending for audiences. Image: BBC.

The BBC’s adaptation of Michel Faber’s novel, The Crimson Petal and the White, recently came to its open-ended conclusion, and consequently spurred on passionate discussions on internet forums and the like about whether or not the ending should have wrapped up its myriad of loose ends.

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