raisindot wrote:I think that all depends on the book itself. If the story is gripping from page 1, the plot keeps at a good pace, dialogue and characters are well defined, and you're engaged all the way through, then the only thing that might be difficult about a 1,000+ page book is the sheer size and heaviness of having to hold it. Obviously, if it's on Kindle this isn't an issue at all.
The last near 1,000 page fiction book I read was the third George R R Martin "Kingdoms of Fire and Ice" book. That one, for me, was the best of the series and just flew by because the story was so gripping. The next book, which was less than half as long, was a total plodding bore that SEEMED like a thousand pages.
Tonyblack wrote:I think a lot of it depends on how much time you spend reading each day. Long bus trips are great for that. A very long book by an author you haven't read before can be somewhat daunting and a commitment that some people might not be prepared to make.
As others have said - it comes down to content. If the book is a page-turner, it won't matter so much that it's a long book.
pip wrote:Ullyses is around the 1000 page mark and is a pile of crap
wicked woman wrote:Don't think the length matters, I can gallop through a book if I'm into it. Can read 200 pages in a day. If no-one bugs me to do any work...
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