How Long to Read 1984

By George Orwell

How Long Does it Take to Read 1984?

It takes the average reader 5 hours and 8 minutes to read 1984 by George Orwell

Assuming a reading speed of 250 words per minute. Learn more


A PBS Great American Read Top 100 Pick With extraordinary relevance and renewed popularity, George Orwell’s 1984 takes on new life in this edition. “Orwell saw, to his credit, that the act of falsifying reality is only secondarily a way of changing perceptions. It is, above all, a way of asserting power.”—The New Yorker In 1984, London is a grim city in the totalitarian state of Oceania where Big Brother is always watching you and the Thought Police can practically read your mind. Winston Smith is a man in grave danger for the simple reason that his memory still functions. Drawn into a...

How long is 1984?

1984 by George Orwell is 304 pages long, and a total of 77,216 words.

This makes it 103% the length of the average book. It also has 94% more words than the average book.

How Long Does it Take to Read 1984 Aloud?

The average oral reading speed is 183 words per minute. This means it takes 7 hours and 1 minute to read 1984 aloud.

What Reading Level is 1984?

1984 is suitable for students ages 12 and up.

Note that there may be other factors that effect this rating besides length that are not factored in on this page. This may include things like complex language or sensitive topics not suitable for students of certain ages.

When deciding what to show young students always use your best judgement and consult a professional.

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