How Long to Read The Prince

By Niccolo Machiavelli

How Long Does it Take to Read The Prince?

It takes the average reader 2 hours and 26 minutes to read The Prince by Niccolo Machiavelli

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

Description

Machiavelli's highly influential treatise on political power The Prince shocked Europe on publication with its advocacy of ruthless tactics for gaining absolute power and its abandonment of conventional morality. Niccol├│ Machiavelli drew on his own experience of office under the turbulent Florentine republic, rejecting traditional values of political theory and recognizing the complicated, transient nature of political life. Concerned not with lofty ideal but with a regime that would last, The Prince has become the bible of realpolitik, and it still retains its power to alarm and to instruct....

How long is The Prince?

The Prince by Niccolo Machiavelli is 144 pages long, and a total of 36,576 words.

This makes it 49% the length of the average book. It also has 45% more words than the average book.

How Long Does it Take to Read The Prince Aloud?

The average oral reading speed is 183 words per minute. This means it takes 3 hours and 19 minutes to read The Prince aloud.

What Reading Level is The Prince?

The Prince 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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