Of making many books...

There Is No End

...and I have read it all. It must be at least 4000 pages, a million words, longer than the Bible, longer than Homer, longer that the Mahbharata... was it worth it? Certainly Rowling and her publishers were able to maintain interest in the book up to its publication. Wikipedia has managed to summarise the last book in a page, so why did Rowling need 600 pages? So will the books be read in a hundred years' time like Edith Nesbit? more...