How Long to Read Macbeth

By William Shakespeare

How Long Does it Take to Read Macbeth?

It takes the average reader 3 hours and 47 minutes to read Macbeth by William Shakespeare

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


One of Shakespeare’s most popular plays, filled with fierce, violent action, Macbeth is a human drama of ambition, desire, and guilt in a world of blood and darkness, with whispers of the supernatural. Under the editorial supervision of Jonathan Bate and Eric Rasmussen, two of today’s most accomplished Shakespearean scholars, this Modern Library series incorporates definitive texts and authoritative notes from William Shakespeare: Complete Works. Each play includes an Introduction as well as an overview of Shakespeare’s theatrical career; commentary on past and current productions based on...

How long is Macbeth?

Macbeth by William Shakespeare is 224 pages long, and a total of 56,896 words.

This makes it 76% the length of the average book. It also has 70% more words than the average book.

How Long Does it Take to Read Macbeth Aloud?

The average oral reading speed is 183 words per minute. This means it takes 5 hours and 10 minutes to read Macbeth aloud.

What Reading Level is Macbeth?

Macbeth 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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