Tag: literature

  • Word Count for Famous Novels (organized)

    [Also published on my blog commonplacebook.com] Word count for famous novels, in ascending order by number of words. Based on this list compiled by Nicole Humphrey Cook. (Thanks Nicole, and sorry for stealing; I wanted to see the list in order.) For average word counts based on genre, see this handy reference. Also, here’s another […]

  • Wuthering Heights? Is that the cover of Wuthering Heights?

    Okay… WTF? Seriously, did they do this to one of my favorite novels? This is the kind of thing that makes me want kick someone in the shins. Preferable the person that did it. I really don’t think this is an “update” of the book, just a modern cover. So strange.