How Long to Read Walden

By Henry David Thoreau

How Long Does it Take to Read Walden?

It takes the average reader 7 hours and 18 minutes to read Walden by Henry David Thoreau

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


This handsome, affordable paperback edition is based on the original 1854 edition with emendations taken from Thoreau's draft manuscripts, his own markings on page proofs, and notes in his personal copy of the book.

How long is Walden?

Walden by Henry David Thoreau is 427 pages long, and a total of 109,739 words.

This makes it 144% the length of the average book. It also has 134% more words than the average book.

How Long Does it Take to Read Walden Aloud?

The average oral reading speed is 183 words per minute. This means it takes 9 hours and 59 minutes to read Walden aloud.

What Reading Level is Walden?

Walden 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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