Literature, Reading

How Long It Takes to Read the World’s Most Popular Books

Screen Shot 2014-09-17 at 10.08.27 AMBecause you’ve always wondered if you should invest 19 hours into Anna Karenina or spend that time finishing The Hunger Games trilogy with time  left over for The Glass Menagerie. How Long It Takes To Read The World’s Most Popular Books – Books – ShortList Magazine.

(Full Chart Below)

As far as I can tell, the chart only goes by number of words, not difficulty: It would probably take me more than an hour and a half to verse my way through Shakespeare’s All’s Well that Ends Well, and The Twilight SagaWar and Peace, but a fun chart nonetheless!

How long to read


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