How Long to Read The Historian

By Elizabeth Kostova

How Long Does it Take to Read The Historian?

It takes the average reader 12 hours to read The Historian by Elizabeth Kostova

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


To you, perceptive reader, I bequeath my history....Late one night, exploring her father's library, a young woman finds an ancient book and a cache of yellowing letters. The letters are all addressed to "My dear and unfortunate successor," and they plunge her into a world she never dreamed of-a labyrinth where the secrets of her father's past and her mother's mysterious fate connect to an inconceivable evil hidden in the depths of history.The letters provide links to one of the darkest powers that humanity has ever known-and to a centuries-long quest to find the source of that darkness and...

How long is The Historian?

The Historian by Elizabeth Kostova is 720 pages long, and a total of 180,000 words.

This makes it 243% the length of the average book. It also has 220% more words than the average book.

How Long Does it Take to Read The Historian Aloud?

The average oral reading speed is 183 words per minute. This means it takes 16 hours and 23 minutes to read The Historian aloud.

What Reading Level is The Historian?

The Historian 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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