Sunday, January 20, 2008

Longest. Book. Ever.

Well I'm pretty proud of myself. I just finished the longest book that I have ever read, War and Peace. I usually read a couple of books a month, but this one took me 6 months to read. Granted, I didn't hardly read the book at all during the fall semester, but it still took me a long time to finish it. The book was 1691 pages long and consisted of 15 "books", 2 epilogues and 365 chapters. According to one of the translated versions on amazon.com the book has 597,773 words! That's more than 100% of all books on Amazon. As always, I've posted a review of this book on my book review blog. Read it here.

4 comments:

Alysia said...

What I want to know is who has the job of counting all the words in the book? That is an accomplishment! Looks like you had a good week on your weight loss challenge!

Rachelle said...

Tyler~
Your doing pretty darn sweet in the losing weight competition. Congrats and congrats on finishing the book!

Taylor said...

You're my inspiration! War and Peace will be my next novel. I actually haven't read any fiction at all since early in the summer, which is odd for me since I've always been a big fiction fan. I've been reading, just on a mad, uncharacteristic (or so I would have thought) non-fiction streak that threatens never to end!

Alison Squire said...

You make me want to read it. I don't know if I have the patience for something like that, though.