photo by Jorge RoyanINFOGRAPHIC: Word Counts of Famous Books Lincoln Michel July 18, 2014 Books 18 Comments If you liked Electric Literature‘s Game of Books infographic that compared the length of A Song of Ice and Fire to classic novels, you might enjoy this infographic created for Cartridge Discount. The graphic looks at the length of some famous novels, poems, and plays from literary history. Image credit: Cartridge Discount. 18 Responses Infographic: How Long is that Novel? | The Digital Reader July 18, 2014 […] Electric Literature […] Reply INFOGRAPHIC: Word Counts of Famous Books | The Sun Singer's Travels July 21, 2014 […] INFOGRAPHIC: Word Counts of Famous Books | Electric Literature. […] Reply Book Empire Vol. 32 | Bored to Death book club July 22, 2014 […] Electric Literature yet again posted a great infographic, this time showing the word count of famous novels, authors and series. Have you read all 593.674 words of A Suitable Boy yet? […] Reply Critical Linking: July 22nd, 2014 | BOOK RIOT July 22, 2014 […] you are ready to stare at this infographic of the lengths of some notable literary works, I hope you have some spare time on your […] Reply Friday Links | Writing and Rambling July 25, 2014 […] Word counts of famous books – This is a fun infographic, but please keep in mind that modern titles have different requirements, so don’t assume these are average word lengths you can apply to your own WIP. […] Reply The Word Counts of Famous and Infamous Books | The 100 Greatest Books Challenge July 27, 2014 […] http://electricliterature.com/infographic-word-counts-of-famous-books/#.U82T7DWgf3w.twitter […] Reply The Literary Lowdown: July 30, 2014Tales Between the Pages July 30, 2014 […] a cool little infographic from Electric Literature about the length of novels throughout literary history. The one about Jane Austen was really […] Reply Crash Course in the Bible | Chapter 3 Ministries September 29, 2014 […] I have seen word counts of approximately 780,000.² War and Peace “only” has 561, 304 words!³ Have you read The Hobbit and the entire Lord of the Rings trilogy? Combined they are only 576,459 […] Reply Resolving to Read the Bible Through — Part I | Church Deconstructed January 8, 2015 […] at 219 words, would not even qualify for the #WPLongform hashtag), though Jeremiah is on par with Orwell’s Animal Farm — 33,002 : […] Reply Writing is Pain — Embrace It | KNIGHTS OF WRIT January 17, 2015 […] Word Count of Favorite Books Fantasy Novelist’s Exam Famous Authors Whose Books Were Rejected Multiple Times Bad Writing Advice Explained […] Reply Fun With Word Counts | 101 Books February 25, 2015 […] I’ll stop talking now and let you view the infographic for yourself. It has a lot of interesting information about novels with shorter word counts as well. Credit to Electric Literature. […] Reply Daniel Williams Amherst June 6, 2015 What makes “Ulysses” a particularly challenging–and rewarding–read is the distribution of its width across eighteen different literary styles. It is, at once, the story of the day in the life of a character and a doff to the evolution of English literary history. –Daniel Williams Amherst Reply UFD 25 September 2015 - The Useless Fact of the Day September 24, 2015 […] (Source) […] Reply INFOGRAPHIC: Word Counts of Famous Books | Tiffany Willis September 28, 2015 […] found this here. Image courtesy of Cartridge […] Reply Long road to the end of 2015 | BookerTalk October 11, 2015 […] fat books. Nothing like the length of Vickram Seth’s A Suitable Boy which according to this infographic comes in at 593,000 words or Bleak House at 360,000 words. But they’re still rather sizeable. […] Reply Word Counts of Famous Books by Lincoln Michel | Marc Alexander Valle October 22, 2015 […] Word Counts of Famous Books by Lincoln Michel […] Reply My Novella is Here—and it's FREE | Lauren Faulkenberry December 8, 2015 […] 68 pages. Brevity seems to be key these days, at least when you’re in Book 1 territory (see the Harry Potter case, in which books went from a lean 75K to over 200K as interest was piqued and fandom […] Reply How many Words are in a Novel? | Now Novel March 1, 2016 […] 125 words) or one of the five books in George R.R. Martin’s Song of Ice and Fire series (based on this infographic Martin’s five books have an average length of 354, 000 […] Reply Leave a Reply Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published.CommentName* Email* Website Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.