How Long to Read The Alienist

By Caleb Carr

How Long Does it Take to Read The Alienist?

It takes the average reader 8 hours and 36 minutes to read The Alienist by Caleb Carr

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


NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • NOW A TNT ORIGINAL SERIES • “A first-rate tale of crime and punishment that will keep readers guessing until the final pages.”—Entertainment Weekly “Caleb Carr’s rich period thriller takes us back to the moment in history when the modern idea of the serial killer became available to us.”—The Detroit News When The Alienist was first published in 1994, it was a major phenomenon, spending six months on the New York Times bestseller list, receiving critical acclaim, and selling millions of copies. This modern classic continues to be a touchstone of historical suspense...

How long is The Alienist?

The Alienist by Caleb Carr is 512 pages long, and a total of 129,024 words.

This makes it 173% the length of the average book. It also has 158% more words than the average book.

How Long Does it Take to Read The Alienist Aloud?

The average oral reading speed is 183 words per minute. This means it takes 11 hours and 45 minutes to read The Alienist aloud.

What Reading Level is The Alienist?

The Alienist 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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