What are the best must-read books with more than 500 pages?

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    #1Harry Potter And The Goblet Of Fire

    Harry Potter And The Goblet Of Fire
    Harry Potter And The Goblet Of Fire is the fourth book in the Harry potter series. The story revolves around how Harry get past through Lord Voldemort once again. The quidditch cup is also happening and Harry will make sure he will see it. 
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    Dorothy Duncan
    Written on May 3, 2018
    "This book only has 247 pages. This Harry Potter novel does not fit the category of a book with more than 500 pages and does not really fit any genre of "best must-read book". This is a kid's book, written to fascinate adolescents who do not read very much otherwise. It is an extremely popular book on Amazon, however. "
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    #2A Game of Thrones (A Song of Ice and Fire)

    A Game of Thrones (A Song of Ice and Fire)
    A Game of Thrones is the first novel in A Song of Ice and Fire, a series of fantasy novels by American author George R. R. Martin. The HBO cable network turned this series in one of he most successful TV shows ever.
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    Concepción Navarro
    Written on April 25, 2018
    "This is a popular book available in many different forms for your pleasure. It is well-rated by many readers and enjoyable for you reading times. It puts an interesting twist on the seasons and is a great fantasy for readers to not want to put down."
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    #3Les 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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    Randy Ramos
    Written on May 4, 2018
    "Les Miserables is another one of those classic books that everyone should read at least once. You've probably seen a stage performance or a televised version, and now it's time to read the book. Highly recommended."
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    #4War 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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    Juan Tucker
    Written on April 24, 2018
    "A very thought provoking and deep book. It is a classic and one of the most well written books in the 19th century."
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    #5The Mists of Avalon

    The Mists of Avalon

    The Mists of Avalon is a fantasy novel by Marion Zimmer Bradley. It is a retelling of the Arthurian legends as told from the perspective of Morgraine, and features mainly the other women in the stories: Gwenhwyfar, Viviane, Morgause, and Igraine.

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    Paul Gomez
    Written on May 6, 2018
    "This is a great book that takes a well known tale and flips it to be seen from a new perspective. In this book you go through the same sword in the stone, King Arthur legend, but this time you see it from Morgraine's perspective. This gives the entire story a completely different feel. This is a wonderfully written book that really shows you things in a different light."
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    #6Harry Potter And The Order Of The Phoenix

    Harry Potter And The Order Of The Phoenix
    Harry Potter And The Order Of The Phoenix is the fifth installment in the seven books of Harry Potter Series. The book is about the challenges that Harry Potter faced in his fifth year at Hogwarts and how he overcome everything.
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    Juan Henderson
    Written on May 16, 2018
    "The Harry Potter series has come out with another book in its seven part set. With over 500 pages to read in this novel you will continue the adventure of Harry and his friends while they uncover the truth about Voldemort. The Order of The Phoenix will keep you hooked till the very last page."
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    #7Ulysses

    Ulysses
    Considered one of the greatest 20th-century novels written in English, James Joyce's Ulysses pulls from Greek Mythology to create a modern version staring Ulysses as he journeys through 20th century Ireland. 
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    Vincent Berry
    Written on May 2, 2018
    "Though a tough read for many readers, this novel still stands as one of the greats in a crowded field. The prose throughout the book will keep readers engaged as they learn about the history of mythology through the eyes of what was a modern day being."
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    #8Gone 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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    Johnny Hanson
    Written on April 29, 2018
    "I had to do a report for school on any book as long as it had more than 500 pages. My first thought was to wonder if any books came with mega-sized fonts. Luckily, my mother recommended Gone with the Wind by Margaret Mitchell. Well not at first, the book is over 1000 pages! But once I started reading, I got sucked in and it didn't feel that long at all. It's an amazing story and the best long book I've ever read."
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    #9Crime and Punishment

    Crime and Punishment
    Crime and Punishment is a classic of Russian literature by Fyodor Dostoyevsky published in 1866. It tells the story of ex-student Rodion Raskolnikov who plans to kill an unscrupulous pawnbroker to liberate himself from poverty.

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    Larry Fuller
    Written on May 2, 2018
    "I love this book! I think it's one of the best must-read books with more than 500 pages that is out there. I just love a long book where the writer has so much times to completely develop the characters and take the story in many different ways. "
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    #10The 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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    Sean Wells
    Written on May 5, 2018
    "I was working 8am to 7pm shifts for the past few years and I wanted to make sure I spend time in the evening with my 15 year old twin daughters. I was looking for something exciting and magical to share with them while they read to themselves at night. I found this amazing book called "The Man Without Qualities" which is a philosophical and existential exploration of the modernist era by the literary icon Robert Musil. This enchanting philosophical treatise explores a wide range of social issues revolve around consequences, redemption, and the transformative nature of the human mind. My daughters are absolutely enchanted and in love with this philosophical text. Thank you!"
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    #11The 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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    Anika Sengupta
    Written on May 10, 2018
    "This is one long epic book that is totally worth reading. If you haven’t read anything from Dumas before it was probably because his books are known for being long. The page count alone is daunting! You will enjoy every word of this masterpiece. One thing that hasn’t changed since 1844 is the human condition and the way we can strive for vengeance at times."
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    #12Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

    Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince
    Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince: The story revolves around Harry Potter's sixth year in Hogwarts. Their class learned to apparate and Harry found a book that helped him in his potions class. More adventures and mysteries await him.
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    Ronald Hopkins
    Written on May 15, 2018
    "book 6 in the harry potter series with a little more romance and tension"
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    #13Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

    Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows
    Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows is the seventh book in the Harry Potter Series. Harry and his friends is already on their last year at Hogwarts but the adventure still continues. The battle will begin and many lives will be lost. 
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    Theresa Barrett
    Written on May 2, 2018
    "The Harry Potter series. I greatly loved this book. Harry Potter is a must read"
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    #14Atlas 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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    Aaradhya Jindal
    Written on May 3, 2018
    "this looks like an interesting book. i will have to try it"
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    #15Under 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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    Juan Stanley
    Written on May 14, 2018
    "I recently bought the book "Under the Dome" for the birthday of a friend of mine, so he could use it as a weapon too, given how big it is! Stephen King wrote an absolute masterpiece, and I suggest reading this title to whoever enjoyed the TV Series with the same name. Great one!"

Summary

Best What are the best must-read books with more than 500 pages
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1Harry Potter And The Goblet Of FireBooks 26 Paid
2A Game of Thrones (A Song of Ice and Fire)Books 24 Paid
3Les MisérablesBooks 23 Paid
4War and PeaceBooks 22 Paid
5The Mists of AvalonBooks 20 Paid
6Harry Potter And The Order Of The PhoenixBooks 19 Paid
7UlyssesBooks 18 Paid
8Gone with the Wind Books 16 Paid
9Crime and PunishmentBooks 15 Paid
10The Man Without QualitiesBooks 14 Paid
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