How Long to Read Desperation

By Stephen King

How Long Does it Take to Read Desperation?

It takes the average reader 11 hours and 55 minutes to read Desperation by Stephen King

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


Stephen King’s #1 national bestseller about a little mining town, Desperation, that many will enter on their way to somewhere else. But getting out is not easy as it would seem… "I see holes like eyes. My mind is full of them." For all intents and purposes, police officer Collie Entragian, chief law enforcement for the small mining town of Desperation, Nevada, appears to be completely insane. He's taken to stopping vehicles along the desolate Interstate 50 and abducting unwary travelers with various unusual ploys. There's something very wrong here in Desperation...and Officer Entragian is...

How long is Desperation?

Desperation by Stephen King is 704 pages long, and a total of 178,816 words.

This makes it 238% the length of the average book. It also has 219% more words than the average book.

How Long Does it Take to Read Desperation Aloud?

The average oral reading speed is 183 words per minute. This means it takes 16 hours and 17 minutes to read Desperation aloud.

What Reading Level is Desperation?

Desperation 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.

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