How long did it take to write the world’s most famous novels (infographic)

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Online inks & toners store Printerinks has released a new bookish infographic. This time, we can take a look at how much time did most famous writers spend on writing their most prominent works.

How long does it tale to write a masterpiece? There is no simple answer. Also, it’s not a rule that the longer the novel the more time it takes to write it.

When inspiration does strike, some famous novelists have proven that a work of fictional brilliance can be produced in a matter of days.

John Boyne claims he wrote The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas in two and a half days. Compare it to sixteen years J.R.R. Tolkien needed to finish The Lord of the Rings trilogy.

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