Marcel Proust wrote the longest novel in history. “Remembrance of Things Past” was first published in 1913 and contains over 1.2 million words. The book continues to remain the record holder in the Guinness World Record Book, but there is another “book” that contains four times as many words as Proust’s novel.
It is a book that few, if any, have ever read cover to cover, contains over 4 million words and gets longer every year. Yet, every working American has come in contact with it. That “book” is of course, the tax code…Featured First in the Hill.