How Long to Read Vathek

By William Beckford

How Long Does it Take to Read Vathek?

It takes the average reader 2 hours and 46 minutes to read Vathek by William Beckford

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


When you have all you could ever want, what's left to wish for' Vathek, the majestic and fierce ninth caliph of the Abassides, has the world at his feet, with pleasure palaces constructed solely to satisfy his every possible appetite. Both his anger and his intellect are legendary; possessed of an intense thirst for knowledge, he often invites scholars to converse with him, but imprisons those who cannot be persuaded via logic or bribes to his point of view. Nothing is beyond his grasp, until a hideous stranger sells him glowing swords with letters on them that cannot be translated even by...

How long is Vathek?

Vathek by William Beckford is 164 pages long, and a total of 41,656 words.

This makes it 55% the length of the average book. It also has 51% more words than the average book.

How Long Does it Take to Read Vathek Aloud?

The average oral reading speed is 183 words per minute. This means it takes 3 hours and 47 minutes to read Vathek aloud.

What Reading Level is Vathek?

Vathek 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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