What are the best thick books?

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    #1Gone 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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    Gerald Gray
    Written on April 27, 2018
    "GOOD"
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    #2Anna Karenina

    Anna Karenina

    Anna Karenina is widely regarded as one of the best books ever written by Leo Tolstoy, which was first published in 1878. This follows the story of Countess Anna Karenina and her affair with Count Vronsky.

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    Gary Harper
    Written on March 14, 2018
    "The greatest, an all time classic. One of the 50 books you need to read before you die. I literally have nothing bad to say about this amazing piece of literature. "
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    #3Harry 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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    Zachary Snyder
    Written on March 13, 2018
    "The illustrated version of this book is amazing! This is one of the darker Harry Potter books, and it's a very good read. Like all of the books in the series it is very captivating and highly recommended for kids and adults alike."
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    #4It

    It

    It is a thriller book written by Stephen King which tells the story of seven adults who return to their hometown to confront a nightmare they had first stumbled on as teenagers.

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    Joseph Lawrence
    Written on May 4, 2018
    "With the movie adaptation recently hitting theaters, I wanted to check out the source material to prepare me for the upcoming second part. I personally found the book very dense and a long read, and it took me several sessions to get through it. The book itself has some scenes I found questionable and some content that is not appropriate for children, so it wasn't really my cup of tea. People who want to get familiar with Stephen King's large body of work may want to start elsewhere."
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    #5Atlas 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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    Lidia Nieto
    Written on April 24, 2018
    "As a book with more than 1000 pages, this is definitely a thick book. This book is a good solution to this topic."
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    #6Moby Dick

    Moby Dick
    Moby Dick is a novel by American author Herman Melville. It is the story of captain Ahab’s quest for revenge against Moby Dick, the whale that destroyed Ahab's ship and severed his leg at the knee on a previous voyage.Originally, the novel was a failure but in the 20th century it was rediscover and recognized as work of literary genius.
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    Amanda Pierce
    Written on March 8, 2018
    "A classic by Herman Melville, not many can get thru school without having to read Moby Dick. The story of a ship captain set for revenge against the white whale named Moby Dick. The whale has on a previous voyage destroyed Ahab's ship and severed his leg at the knee."
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    #7All the Light We Cannot See

    All the Light We Cannot See
    All The Light We Cannot See is a vividly-written story about Marie Laure, a blind French girl, and Werner, a German boy in the Nazi army. Winner of a 2015 Pulitzer Prize, it shows that there can still be beauty amidst the tragedy of war.
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    Zachary Reyes
    Written on April 20, 2018
    "Whoa! This sticks you for awhile after you put it down. I would find myself thinking about it at my job. Just in incredible work, that pushes the limits of the genre."
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    #8The Magic Mountain

    The Magic Mountain

    The Magic Mountain is a satirical novel by the Nobel Prize-winning author, Thomas Mann. Set before World War I, it tells the story of Hans Castorp, who goes to a sanatorium in the Swiss Alps and stays for seven years.

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    Pamela Stevens
    Written on March 12, 2018
    "It combines satire and mental health, not sure if it is mocking the situation or trying to make it easier to understand."
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    #9A 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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    Debra Curtis
    Written on March 10, 2018
    "I bought this book for my son as he is a big fan of fantasy novels. A Storm of Swords is the third book in the series and my son enjoyed this one even more than the first two parts. It's a great read for all fantasy genre lovers. "
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    #10Anne Boleyn, a King's Obsession (Six Tudor Queens)

    Anne Boleyn, a King's Obsession (Six Tudor Queens)

    Anne Boleyn, a King's Obsession is the second book in the thrilling suspense historical series for young adults written by Alison Weir. It was originally released in May 2017.

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    Christine Rodriguez
    Written on May 15, 2018
    "I cant really say whether this is a good solution or not the product description doesnt really give me all the information I need."
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    #11The Thorn Birds

    The Thorn Birds

    This book narrates the adventures of three generations from the same sheep country Australia family. It mainly focuses in two characters, Meggie Cleary, who is trying her best to possess the man she loves, and Ralph de Bricassart, a man who will make it to the Vatican but has strong feelings for Meggie. 

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    Gloria Harris
    Written on April 17, 2018
    "Sometimes it seems that I breeze through books so fast. Occasionally I'll take on a nice thick book like The Thorn Birds. I can read on this for months."
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    #12The Swarm

    The Swarm
    The Swarm is a science fiction and a thriller book written by Frank Schätzing, published on May 23, 2006 by William Morrow. This German literature features the plagues and the disasters caused by the sea.
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    César Zavala
    Written on May 15, 2018
    "The Swarm is a thick book...but so is a dictionary. Reading books based on size is kind of a strange concept. Unless you also need a doorstop."
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    #13The Historian

    The Historian
    This is the story of a young woman that while exploring her father's library is plunged into a labyrinth where she will find out about her father's past and the fate of her mother, and she will learn about Vlad the Impaler, and his possible connections with her situation in the current days. 




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    Nicholas Beck
    Written on April 29, 2018
    "A "thick" book is a subjective judgment. When I think of something that's thick, I think of things that are thousands of pages and will take me a considerable amount of time to read. "The Historian" is only 720 pages, but each and every one of them is gripping. I'm not sure that it would fit within this niche in my own personal opinion, but it's certainly not a novella. Since it's gripping, I recommend it; however, if you're looking for a true "thick" book, you'll probably have to look elsewhere, since it's possible to knock this one out in a weekend."
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    #14Jane Eyre

    Jane Eyre

    Jane Eyre is a novel by Charlotte Brontë that tells the story of Jane Eyre who is left under the care of cruel guardians as a young girl, and then goes to Thornfield Hall to work as a governess, under a harsh employer.

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    Henry Jenkins
    Written on April 28, 2018
    "Jane Eyre is in the genre of "high school lit," and that is where I read it. Typical of the Bronte sisters, reading this book is just as much suffering as the main character experiences herself. It's really exhausting reading page after page of the main character suffering through no fault of her own. It's not absorbing in the sense of a tragedy, it's just mindless suffering. Pass."

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Best What are the best thick books
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1Gone with the Wind Books 40 Paid
2Anna KareninaBooks 36 Free
3Harry Potter And The Order Of The PhoenixBooks 35 Paid
4ItBooks 31 Paid
5Atlas ShruggedBooks 29 Paid
6Moby DickBooks 28 Paid
7All the Light We Cannot SeeBooks 26 Paid
8The Magic MountainBooks 24 Paid
9A Storm of Swords (A Song of Ice and Fire)Books 21 Paid
10Anne Boleyn, a King's Obsession (Six Tudor Queens)Books 15 Paid
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