How Long to Read Shōgun

By James Clavell

How Long Does it Take to Read Shōgun?

It takes the average reader 20 hours and 10 minutes to read Shōgun by James Clavell

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


An explorer in seventeenth-century Japan, ambitious Englishman Blackthorne encounters the powerful and power-hungry Lord Toranaga and Catholic convert Lady Mariko. Reissue.

How long is Shōgun?

Shōgun by James Clavell is 1,210 pages long, and a total of 302,500 words.

This makes it 408% the length of the average book. It also has 370% more words than the average book.

How Long Does it Take to Read Shōgun Aloud?

The average oral reading speed is 183 words per minute. This means it takes 27 hours and 33 minutes to read Shōgun aloud.

What Reading Level is Shōgun?

Shōgun 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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