How Long to Read Slaughterhouse-Five

By Kurt Vonnegut

How Long Does it Take to Read Slaughterhouse-Five?

It takes the average reader 4 hours and 57 minutes to read Slaughterhouse-Five by Kurt Vonnegut

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


A special fiftieth anniversary edition of Kurt Vonnegut’s masterpiece, “a desperate, painfully honest attempt to confront the monstrous crimes of the twentieth century” (Time), featuring a new introduction by Kevin Powers, author of the National Book Award finalist The Yellow Birds Selected by the Modern Library as one of the 100 best novels of all time Slaughterhouse-Five, an American classic, is one of the world’s great antiwar books. Centering on the infamous World War II firebombing of Dresden, the novel is the result of what Kurt Vonnegut described as a twenty-three-year struggle to...

How long is Slaughterhouse-Five?

Slaughterhouse-Five by Kurt Vonnegut is 288 pages long, and a total of 74,304 words.

This makes it 97% the length of the average book. It also has 91% more words than the average book.

How Long Does it Take to Read Slaughterhouse-Five Aloud?

The average oral reading speed is 183 words per minute. This means it takes 6 hours and 46 minutes to read Slaughterhouse-Five aloud.

What Reading Level is Slaughterhouse-Five?

Slaughterhouse-Five 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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