How Long to Read Ulysses

By James Joyce

How Long Does it Take to Read Ulysses?

It takes the average reader 12 hours and 29 minutes to read Ulysses by James Joyce

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


Ulysses James Joyce - James Joyce's astonishing masterpiece, Ulysses, tells of the diverse events which befall Leopold Bloom and Stephen Dedalus in Dublin on 16 June 1904, during which Blooms voluptuous wife, Molly, commits adultery. Initially deemed obscene in England and the USA, this richly-allusive novel, revolutionary in its Modernistic experimentalism, was hailed as a work of genius by W. B. Yeats, T. S. Eliot, and Ernest Hemingway. Scandalously frank, wittily erudite, mercurially eloquent, resourcefully comic, and generously humane, Ulysses offers the reader a life-changing...

How long is Ulysses?

Ulysses by James Joyce is 735 pages long, and a total of 187,425 words.

This makes it 248% the length of the average book. It also has 229% more words than the average book.

How Long Does it Take to Read Ulysses Aloud?

The average oral reading speed is 183 words per minute. This means it takes 17 hours and 4 minutes to read Ulysses aloud.

What Reading Level is Ulysses?

Ulysses 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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