Ah, the indoors: a perfect place to crack open a good book. What with the extra time spent indoors these days, a really long book could be a productive way to stay busy. If a long book for long weeks at home sounds ideal to you, take a look at our list of lengthy tomes below and get reading!
Basic plot: A restless woman starts an affair that leads to high-society drama; Tolstoy’s views on Russian politics and philosophy coincides with an examination of a landowner’s life.
For readers who like: drama, politics, Russian history, and characters with multiple names.
Basic plot: Two brothers struggle with their rivalry and family secrets in a reflection of Cain and Abel.
For readers who like: sociopathic villains, intense dialogue, and major catharsis.
Pages: Depending on the publisher, around 400 or 500
Basic plot: A diligent woman with a hard and lonely upbringing goes to work for a mysterious, wealthy man who has a lot of secrets.
For readers who like: suspense, romance, a hint of the supernatural, and lots of plot twists.
Basic plot: A math teacher and an assassin attempt to cross time and space to find each other.
For readers who like: magical realism, science fiction, espionage, and romance.
Basic plot: A boy steals a famous painting for personal reasons and becomes involved in the art underground.
For readers who like: coming-of-age stories, suspense, and vivid descriptions.