It is supposedly the world’s longest published novel in English at 2.5 million words.
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A la recherche du temps perdu by Marcel Proust.
Is war and peace the longest book ever written?
No, it isn’t even among the ten longest novels. War and Peace is 587,287 words long, the longest book is Cyrus the Great by Georges de Scudéry/Madeleine de Scudéry, which is 2,100,000 words long, almost four times the length of War and Peace.
What is the thickest book in the world?
The thickest published book measures 322 mm (12.67 in) in width and was unveiled by HarperCollins in London, UK, on 20 May 2009. All Agatha Christie’s Miss Marple stories – 12 novels and 20 short stories – are collected and published in this volume. The book contains 4,032 pages and weighs 8.04 kg.
What book has most words?
“In Search of Lost Time”, is as per the Guinness book of records, holder of the longest novels. The word count is 12200000 in 7 volumes. “Zettels Traum” is in second place with an estimated word count of 1000000 in 1 volume. The OED has the most words and the most different words in the English language.
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