Author Topic: How Long is Your Tale  (Read 2 times)

Offline Bbb837

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How Long is Your Tale
« on: Yesterday at 08:05:34 AM »
A friend of mine sent this to me. We thought you might like to see how a classic tale compares to three.  ;D

Here are some famous novels, old and recent and their word counts.

HARRY POTTERS
Philosopherís Stone....77,325
Chamber of Secrets.....84,799
Prisoner of Azkaban...106,821
Goblet of Fire........190,858
Order of the Phoenix..257,154
Half Blood Prince.....169,441
Deathly Hallows.......198,227

Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe...36,363
Anna Karenina...349,736
War and Peace...587,287
Gone with the Wind...418,053
The English Patient...82,370
A Prayer for Owen Meany...236,061

Crime and Punishment...211,591
The Brothers Karamazov...364,153
Sense and Sensibility...119,394
Great Expectations...183,349
Enderís Game...100,609
Moby Dick...206,052

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory...30,644
Emma...155,887
The Hours...54,243
The Golden Compass...112,815
The Fellowship of the Ring...177,227
The Two Towers...143,436

The Return of the King...134,462
The Lord of the Rings...455,125
The Tenth Circle...114,779
My Sisterís Keeper...119,529
A Tale of Two Cities...135,420
White Teeth...169,389

Atonement...123,378
The Mouse and the Motorcycle...22,416
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn...109,571
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer...69,066
One Hundred Years of Solitude...144,523
Memoirs of a Geisha...186,418

Snow Falling on Cedars...138,098
Cold Mountain...161,511
Midnightís Children...208,773
A House for Mr. Biswas...198,901
All the Pretty Horses...99,277
A Suitable Boy...591,554(est.)
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