How Long to Read The Pearl

By John Steinbeck

How Long Does it Take to Read The Pearl?

It takes the average reader 1 hour and 38 minutes to read The Pearl by John Steinbeck

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


“There it lay, the great pearl, perfect as the moon.” Like his father and grandfather before him, Kino is a poor diver, gathering pearls from the gulf beds that once brought great wealth to the Kings of Spain and now provide Kino, Juana, and their infant son with meager subsistence. Then, on a day like any other, Kino emerges from the sea with a pearl as large as a sea gull's egg, as "perfect as the moon." With the pearl comes hope, the promise of comfort and of security.... A story of classic simplicity, based on a Mexican folk tale, The Pearl explores the secrets of man's nature, the...

How long is The Pearl?

The Pearl by John Steinbeck is 96 pages long, and a total of 24,576 words.

This makes it 32% the length of the average book. It also has 30% more words than the average book.

How Long Does it Take to Read The Pearl Aloud?

The average oral reading speed is 183 words per minute. This means it takes 2 hours and 14 minutes to read The Pearl aloud.

What Reading Level is The Pearl?

The Pearl 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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