How Long to Read Norwegian Wood

By Haruki Murakami

How Long Does it Take to Read Norwegian Wood?

It takes the average reader 5 hours and 8 minutes to read Norwegian Wood by Haruki Murakami

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


A magnificent coming-of-age story steeped in nostalgia, Norwegian Wood blends the music, the mood, and the ethos that were the sixties with a young man’s hopeless and heroic first love. Toru, a serious young college student in Tokyo, is devoted to Naoko, a beautiful and introspective young woman, but their mutual passion is marked by the tragic death of their best friend years before. As Naoko retreats further into her own world, Toru finds himself drawn to a fiercely independent and sexually liberated young woman. Stunning and elegiac, Norwegian Wood first propelled Haruki Murakami into the...

How long is Norwegian Wood?

Norwegian Wood by Haruki Murakami 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 Norwegian Wood Aloud?

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

What Reading Level is Norwegian Wood?

Norwegian Wood 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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