How Long to Read Oblomov

By Ivan Goncharov

How Long Does it Take to Read Oblomov?

It takes the average reader 2 hours and 43 minutes to read Oblomov by Ivan Goncharov

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


Ilya Ilyich Oblomov is the central character of the novel, portrayed as the ultimate incarnation of the superfluous man, a symbolic character in 19th-century Russian literature. Oblomov is a young, generous nobleman who seems incapable of making important decisions or undertaking any significant actions. Throughout the novel he rarely leaves his room or bed. The book was considered a satire of Russian intelligentsia. The novel was popular when it came out, and some of its characters and devices have imprinted on Russian culture and language.

How long is Oblomov?

Oblomov by Ivan Goncharov is 162 pages long, and a total of 40,824 words.

This makes it 55% the length of the average book. It also has 50% more words than the average book.

How Long Does it Take to Read Oblomov Aloud?

The average oral reading speed is 183 words per minute. This means it takes 3 hours and 43 minutes to read Oblomov aloud.

What Reading Level is Oblomov?

Oblomov 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.

When deciding what to show young students always use your best judgement and consult a professional.

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