How Long to Read The Trial

By Franz Kafka

How Long Does it Take to Read The Trial?

It takes the average reader 3 hours and 1 minute to read The Trial by Franz Kafka

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


A gripping work of psychological horror, in its depiction of bureaucracy run amok Franz Kafka's The Trial skirts the line between fantasy and reality. This Penguin Classics edition is translated from the German with an introduction by Idris Parry. 'Somebody must have laid false information against Josef K., for he was arrested one morning without having done anything wrong.' From this first sentence onwards, Josef K. is on trial for his right to exist. Once arrested, he is released, but must report to court on a regular basis - an event that proves maddening, as nothing is ever resolved. As...

How long is The Trial?

The Trial by Franz Kafka is 177 pages long, and a total of 45,489 words.

This makes it 60% the length of the average book. It also has 56% more words than the average book.

How Long Does it Take to Read The Trial Aloud?

The average oral reading speed is 183 words per minute. This means it takes 4 hours and 8 minutes to read The Trial aloud.

What Reading Level is The Trial?

The Trial 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.

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