Famous Book Word Count
Here are the word counts of some published books, just to give you an idea.
The Great Gatsby, F. Scott Fitzgerald – 50,061
The Catcher in the Rye, J.D. Salinger – 73,404
Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone, J.K. Rowling – 77,335
Persuasion, Jane Austen – 87,978
Song of Solomon, Toni Morrison – 92,400
The Hunger Games, Suzanne Collins – 99,750
Wuthering Heights, Emily Bronte – 107,945
A Tale of Two Cities, Charles Dickens – 135,420
The Time Traveler’s Wife, Audrey Niffenegger – 155,717
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, J.K. Rowling – 198,227
And many young adult novels are around 55-60K.