How Long to Read Kim

By Kipling, Rudyard

How Long Does it Take to Read Kim?

It takes the average reader 4 hours and 28 minutes to read Kim by Kipling, Rudyard

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


Kim is a picaresque novel by Nobel Prize-winning English author Rudyard Kipling. It was first published serially in McClure's Magazine from December 1900 to October 1901 as well as in Cassell's Magazine from January to November 1901, and first published in book form by Macmillan & Co. Ltd in October 1901. The story unfolds against the backdrop of The Great Game, the political conflict between Russia and Britain in Central Asia. It is set after the Second Afghan War which ended in 1881, but before the Third, probably in the period 1893–98. The novel is notable for its detailed portrait of the people, culture, and varied religions of India. "The book presents a vivid picture of India, its teeming populations, religions, and superstitions, and the life of the bazaars and the road."

How long is Kim?

Kim by Kipling, Rudyard is 259 pages long, and a total of 67,081 words.

This makes it 87% the length of the average book. It also has 82% more words than the average book.

How Long Does it Take to Read Kim Aloud?

The average oral reading speed is 183 words per minute. This means it takes 6 hours and 6 minutes to read Kim aloud.

What Reading Level is Kim?

Kim 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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