How Long to Read Cranford

By Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell

How Long Does it Take to Read Cranford?

It takes the average reader 2 hours and 49 minutes to read Cranford by Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell

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


Set in a small English town during the 19th century, Cranford depicts the lives of women, centering on the elderly, the widowed, and the unmarried. The social expectations and customs of Cranford are mostly enforced by three older women. Rowena Fowler is a wealthy woman who takes pride in her luxury items and has outlived all of her kin. Betsy Barker is a sweet, but a bit odd lady who has a pet cow that she loves so dearly that she sews pajamas for the animal. Deborah Jenkyns possesses the most social power. While the other two ladies help her police other townspeople, Deborah is the one who...

How long is Cranford?

Cranford by Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell is 166 pages long, and a total of 42,496 words.

This makes it 56% the length of the average book. It also has 52% more words than the average book.

How Long Does it Take to Read Cranford Aloud?

The average oral reading speed is 183 words per minute. This means it takes 3 hours and 52 minutes to read Cranford aloud.

What Reading Level is Cranford?

Cranford is suitable for students ages 10 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.

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