The world's Longest novel


THE WORLD'S LONGEST NOVEL
THE LONGEST LIST OF THE LONGEST STUFF AT THE LONGEST DOMAIN NAME AT LONG LAST

What is the world's longest novel?

If you had trouble getting through War and Peace, forget reading 'À la recherche du temps perdu' or 'Remembrance of Things Past' if you prefer the English translation.

À la recherche du temps perdu, the world's longest published novel, was written by Marcel Proust and published in France in seven volumes between 1913 and 1927.

The volumes are titled:

  • Du côté de chez Swann (Swann's Way)

  • À l'ombre des jeunes filles en fleurs (Within a Budding Grove)

  • Le Côté de Guermantes (The Guermantes Way)

  • Sodome et Gomorrhe (Sodom and Gomorrah)

  • La Prisonnière (The Prisoner)

  • La Fugitive (The Fugitive)

  • Le Temps retrouvé (The Past Recaptured)

In all 'À la recherche du temps perdu' contains 9,609,000 characters which comes to just under 1,500,000 words.

The world's Longest novel
À La Recherche Du Temps Perdu


The world's Longest novel

The world's Longest novel

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