Longwinded: Top 5 Longest Things Ever Written

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For any of you who have ever gotten an assignment to read Tolstoy for your literature class, or been handed the manuscript for a friend’s novel, or decided to really get into the Bible, we just have to say this: You ain’t read nothin’ yet. The longest books ever written make “War and Peace” look like “Skirmish and Nap Time.” Our hats go off to anyone who has ever gotten through these epic works. Hell, out hats go off to anyone who ever even tried! These are the longest things ever written.
Longwinded: Top 5 Longest Things Ever Written

4The Longest Bible Translation

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The Christian Bible, meaning the good ol’ Old Testament and the good ol’ New Testament comes out to around a quarter of a million words. The Qur’an has about 77,000 words, while the Torah has about 80,000 words. So to anyone who has ever read the entire Bible, we have only this to say: damn!

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