What are the best books that are over a 1000 pages?

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    #1Atlas Shrugged

    Atlas Shrugged
    Atlas Shrugged is a philosophical novel by Russian author, Ayn Rand. It tells the story of Dagny Taggart and John Galt, the "Destroyer." The Destroyer has encouraged important people to go on a strike and make a new society of their own.
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    Lori Wheeler
    Written on April 19, 2018
    "Atlas Shrugged by Ayn Rand is a wondrful book for those who are interested in her philosophical viewpoint Objectivism. Although it is over a 1000 pages, it keeps you interested the whole way. I enjoyed her views on a Dystopian society that are told through an action thriller format. This is definitely a good read."
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    #2Infinite Jest

    Infinite Jest

    Infinite Jest is a postmodern novel by David Foster Wallace. It is composed of four different narratives, all connected through a fictional film entitled Infinite Jest. The book is known for its unconventionality in style.

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    Alan Grant
    Written on March 26, 2018
    "Infinite Jest a wonderful and exciting read but definitely is long but worth every word."
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    #3War and Peace

    War and Peace
    Leo Tolstoy's War and Peace is considered one of the finest novels ever written. The story chronicles Napoleon's invasion of Russia during the early 19th century.
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    Mark Gonzales
    Written on March 7, 2018
    "Most of the best books over 1000 pages long were written by Russians. War and Peace is a great one but it's a little bit weaker than Crime and Punishment."
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    #4Arabian Nights

    Arabian Nights
    Arabian Nights is a collection of Middle Eastern stories and folktales compiled during the Islamic Golden Age. This includes stories such as Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves, Aladdin, and Sinbad the Sailor.
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    Eugene Brown
    Written on March 29, 2018
    "Arabian Nights: Retold from the Classic Tales is a classic book of Middle Eastern stories. It includes Ali Baba, Aladdin, and Sinbad the Sailor. These are some of my favorite stories from when I was younger and they belong in anyone's book collection. The fact that Amazon is selling a hardcover for only $6.95 makes it a very easy choice. You buy this now."
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    #5Les Misérables

    Les Misérables
    Les Misérables is a French historical tale by Victor Hugo, which was published first in 1862. This novel follows the lives of several characters, especially that of Jean Valjean during the June Rebellion in Paris. 
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    Betty Romero
    Written on March 19, 2018
    "Les Miserables can probably considered among the best books with over 1000 pages. I don't think it can be called the best, because while it is a powerful story and it is told very well on stage and in movies, the book itself drags because it is over 1000 pages. But that's common for these longer books, but there are a few that buck that trend that I'd put as the very best."
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    #6Don Quixote

    Don Quixote
    Don Quixote by the Spanish writer Miguel de Cervantes is considered the first modern novel. It was published in two parts, in 1605 and 1615. It is about a rich man who went crazy after reading chivalry tales and traveled around the world. 
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    Johnny Hayes
    Written on April 5, 2018
    "Don Quixote is a timeless book. I read it in High school for an assignment and still remember most of it. It's pretty funny and followed a rich man and his adventures throughout the world. Definitely one of the best books over 1000 pages long."
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    #7The Lord of the Rings

    The Lord of the Rings

    The Lord of the Rings is written by J.R.R. Tolkien which is the sequel to the 1937 novel The Hobbit. This follows the course of the War of the Ring after the Dark Lord Sauron created the One Ring to rule the other Rings of Power. 

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    #8The Count of Monte Cristo

    The Count of Monte Cristo
    The Count of Monte Cristo is written by French author Alexandre Dumas, which is about a man who wanted revenge against those who framed and jailed him for a crime he did not commit. 
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    Mildred Flores
    Written on May 15, 2018
    "Absolute classic revenge novel, definitely a must read for anyone with any interest in the literary arts."
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    #9A Suitable Boy

    A Suitable Boy

    A Suitable Boy is a historical fiction novel written by Vikram Seth which centers on the lives of four middle-class families in India set during the 1950s. This gives a view on the complex and multi-ethnic society of the country. 

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    Nancy Bowman
    Written on April 15, 2018
    "A Suitable Boy is one of the best books that are over a 1000 pages"
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    #10Gone with the Wind

    Gone with the Wind
    Gone with the Wind by Margaret Mitchell is a bestselling novel of all time and won the Pulitzer Prize. Widely considered The Great American Novel, it explores the depth of human passion with an intensity as bold as its setting.
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    Benito Téllez
    Written on April 26, 2018
    "A great book that happens to have over 1,000 pages is Gone with the Wind by Margaret Mitchell. This book won the Pulitzer prize when Margaret first wrote it. It was first published in 1936, and it's good writing. I read it last year and it kept me entertained. "
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    #11Shogun (Asian Saga)

    Shogun (Asian Saga)
    Set in 1600, the first book of the Asian Saga features three main characters: John Blackthorne, a British adventurer who arrives at Japan; Toranaga, a feudal lord with dreams of becoming the Shogun and Lady Mariko, a Catholic convert who falls in love with John, an explosive combination of characters and personalities that ensures lots of adventures. 
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    Carolyn Barrett
    Written on March 11, 2018
    "This is a long book, and it isn't very good actually."
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    #12Gargantua and Pantagruel

    Gargantua and Pantagruel
    Gargantua and Pantagruel is a classic cultural France fiction novel written by François Rabelais, translated by M.A. Screech. With over 1,000 pages, this book is published in 2006 by Penguin Classics.
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    Kyle Carter
    Written on May 4, 2018
    "Gargantua and Pantagruel is a 1000 page book that feels like 250. It flies by and is awesome."
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    #13World Without End (Kingsbridge Series)

    World Without End (Kingsbridge Series)

    World Without end features the descendants of the characters from Pillars of the Earth, the first book of the Kingsbrige Series. The book tackles two major historical events - the start of The Hundrer Years' War and the Black Death. 

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    Judith Douglas
    Written on March 16, 2018
    "This book was the second of the two novels and the central role was played by the cathedral. The book is characterized and have total of 1000 pages. So it have lengthy story and loved by book readers. "
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    #14Under the Dome

    Under the Dome
    Under The Dome is a sci-fi horror novel written by the acclaimed author of horror, Stephen King. It was first published in 2009 by Scribner, and it is the basis of the TV Series of the same name.
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    Tejas Singh
    Written on May 5, 2018
    "XD"
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    #15A Storm of Swords (A Song of Ice and Fire)

    A Storm of Swords (A Song of Ice and Fire)

    A Storm of Swords is a medieval fantasy novel by George R.R. Martin. It tells the story of feuding families in the continent of Westeros, all fighting for the Iron Throne. It is the third book in the series A Song of Ice and Fire.

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    Ai Feng
    Written on March 8, 2018
    "As good as it gets. I was looking for a long epic and i've certainly found it. A fantastic series overall, with this being maybe the best of the bunch. I would be hard pressed to find something better. Martin has crafted one of the best fantasy worlds ever written. "
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    #16The Man Without Qualities

    The Man Without Qualities

    The Man Without Qualities is a philosophical written by literary icon Robert Musil. It was published in English in October 1997 with the translation of Sophie Wilkins and Burton Pike.

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    Jesse Gonzales
    Written on May 4, 2018
    "In the mood for a long quality book. This suggestion however just did not hit the mark. Slow, drawn-out with little lead up to a less then spectacular ending. A long can be a risk and in this case the suggestion was not to my taste."

Summary

Best What are the best books that are over a 1000 pages
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1Atlas ShruggedBooks 31 Paid
2Infinite JestBooks 30 Paid
3War and PeaceBooks 26 Paid
4Arabian NightsBooks 25 Paid
5Les MisérablesBooks 24 Paid
6Don QuixoteBooks 23 Paid
7The Lord of the RingsBooks 21 Paid
8The Count of Monte CristoBooks 19 Free
9A Suitable BoyBooks 17 Paid
10Gone with the Wind Books 17 Paid
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