Are Longer Books Better? – 3-24-2023 |SOE 011

Eva and the Grobug Audiobook Story Over Everything

On Book Length

Do you prefer long books?

Do you prefer short books?

How do you define a long book?

Is book length proportional to book quality?

Do you prefer different book lengths for different genres?

If you are reading a series, do you prefer the books to be shorter or longer?

Assuming the word count ends up being about the same, would you prefer 1 long books or 2-3 shorter books in a series?

Let’s talk this out.

MJ addresses these questions and more as he compares and contrasts:

-The Hobbit and the Lord of the Rings by JRR Tolkein

-The Chronicles of Narnia by CS Lewis

-The Space Trilogy by CS Lewis: Out of the Silent Planet, Perelandra and That Hideous Strength

-Gregg Talyor’s Tales of The Red Panda Pulp Novels

-Various Shadow Pulp Novels by Walter B Gibson as Maxwell Grant

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