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    Vocabulary Coverage
    (Difficult: 98%, Appropriate: 99%)
    Conventional Readability Formula
    Title Author Translator Born Died 90% 95% 98% 99% 99.5% 99.9% Word Count (Pages) Words per Sentence Syllables per Word Fog Index Flesch Reading Ease Flesch-Kincaid
    Details The Good Old Songs We Used to Sing, '61 to '65 Oldroyd, Osborn H. (Osborn Hamiline) 1842 1930 4000 6000 9000 12000 14000 18000 6761
    (16)
    12.9 1.39 7.6 75.9 5.9
    Details A Young Girl's Diary Anonymous Paul, Eden (1865) (1944) 1000 2000 5000 8000 13000 15000 87209
    (218)
    15.5 1.39 8.9 73.6 6.9
    Details The Fortunes and Misfortunes of the Famous Moll Flanders Defoe, Daniel 1661 1731 2000 3000 5000 8000 11000 16000 137615
    (344)
    41.8 1.39 19.7 47.2 17.1
    Details Little Philippe of Belgium Brandeis, Madeline 1897 1937 2000 3000 5000 6000 7000 11000 17734
    (44)
    9.9 1.39 6.5 79.0 4.7
    Details A Christmas Carol Dickens, Charles 1812 1870 2000 4000 7000 9000 12000 15000 29106
    (72)
    14.6 1.39 8.6 74.1 6.5
    Details Shelters, Shacks and Shanties Beard, Daniel Carter 1850 1941 2000 4000 7000 9000 11000 19000 50042
    (125)
    17.8 1.39 10.1 71.4 7.7
    Details The Beast in the Jungle James, Henry 1843 1916 2000 3000 5000 7000 9000 14000 18288
    (45)
    20.3 1.39 11.6 68.4 8.8
    Details Tom Wallis A Tale of the South Seas Becke, Louis 1855 1913 2000 4000 7000 10000 12000 18000 66427
    (166)
    21.6 1.39 11.4 67.0 9.3
    Details My Man Jeeves Wodehouse, P. G. (Pelham Grenville) 1881 1975 2000 3000 5000 8000 12000 19000 50312
    (125)
    10.8 1.4 7.0 77.1 5.2
    Details The Complete Works of William Shakespeare Shakespeare, William 1564 1616 4000 6000 10000 14000 19000 23000 897318
    (2243)
    9.5 1.4 6.8 79.1 4.6
    Details The Trial Kafka, Franz Wyllie, David 1883 1924 1000 2000 4000 5000 7000 12000 82679
    (206)
    17.6 1.4 10.4 70.4 7.8
    Details The Adventures of Tom Sawyer Twain, Mark 1835 1911 2000 4000 7000 9000 12000 18000 69729
    (174)
    14.3 1.4 8.6 74.1 6.5
    Details A Little Princess; being the whole story of Sara Crewe now told for the first ti Burnett, Frances Hodgson 1849 1924 2000 3000 6000 7000 10000 15000 65747
    (164)
    13.9 1.4 8.5 74.1 6.4
    Details An Imperial Marriage Marchmont, Arthur W. (Arthur Williams) 1852 1923 2000 3000 6000 10000 13000 21000 94091
    (235)
    14.1 1.4 8.7 73.9 6.5
    Details The Fairy Tales of Charles Perrault Perrault, Charles 1628 1703 2000 4000 7000 11000 13000 20000 28065
    (70)
    26.8 1.4 13.8 61.1 11.4
    Details Greenmantle Buchan, John 1875 1940 2000 4000 7000 10000 12000 19000 98151
    (245)
    14.7 1.4 8.6 73.2 6.7
    Details Anne's House of Dreams Montgomery, L. M. (Lucy Maud) 1874 1942 2000 4000 6000 8000 10000 16000 78051
    (195)
    13.7 1.4 8.2 74.6 6.3
    Details The Agamemnon of Aeschylus Translated into English Rhyming Verse with Explanator Aeschylus Murray, Gilbert 525BC (1866) 456BC (1957) 3000 5000 8000 11000 13000 20000 20586
    (51)
    13.1 1.4 8.4 75.1 6.1
    Details The Monkey's Paw The Lady of the Barge and Others, Part 2. Jacobs, W. W. (William Wymark) 1863 1943 2000 4000 7000 9000 12000 19000 3926
    (9)
    12.7 1.4 8.0 75.4 5.9
    Details The Gun Dick, Philip K. 1928 1982 2000 3000 6000 7000 10000 11000 4834
    (12)
    7.6 1.4 5.9 80.6 3.9
    Details Beyond Lies the Wub Dick, Philip K. 1928 1982 2000 3000 6000 8000 10000 13000 2682
    (6)
    6.6 1.4 5.5 81.6 3.5
    Details Dorothy and the Wizard in Oz Baum, L. Frank (Lyman Frank) 1856 1919 2000 4000 7000 9000 11000 18000 42069
    (105)
    16.3 1.4 9.8 71.5 7.3
    Details The Nursery, No. 107, November, 1875, Vol. XVIII. A Monthly Magazine for Younges Various 2000 4000 6000 8000 11000 18000 8003
    (20)
    13.2 1.4 7.9 74.8 6.1
    Details Ph├Ędre. English Racine, Jean Boswell, Robert Bruce 1639 1699 4000 5000 9000 11000 14000 18000 13981
    (34)
    14.1 1.4 8.5 74.3 6.4
    Details The Works of Aphra Behn, Volume I Behn, Aphra 1640 1689 3000 5000 9000 12000 16000 22000 144849
    (362)
    9.2 1.4 6.7 78.6 4.6
    Details Pollyanna Porter, Eleanor H. (Eleanor Hodgman) 1868 1920 1000 3000 6000 8000 9000 14000 54339
    (135)
    11.6 1.4 7.8 76.5 5.5
    Details The Arabian Nights Lang, Andrew 1844 1912 2000 4000 6000 9000 12000 16000 111534
    (278)
    23.9 1.4 12.9 63.8 10.3
    Details Divine Comedy, Longfellow's Translation, Hell Dante Alighieri Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth 1265 (1807) 1321 (1882) 4000 7000 10000 14000 17000 23000 38252
    (95)
    26.1 1.4 13.6 62.1 11.1
    Details True Bear Stories Miller, Joaquin 1837 1913 2000 4000 7000 10000 11000 19000 42215
    (105)
    21.2 1.4 11.4 66.9 9.2
    Details A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man Joyce, James 1882 1941 3000 5000 8000 11000 13000 20000 84537
    (211)
    15.8 1.41 9.3 71.2 7.2
    Details Don Quixote Cervantes Saavedra, Miguel de Ormsby, John 1547 (1829) 1616 (1895) 3000 5000 8000 11000 13000 20000 425471
    (1063)
    45.3 1.41 21.6 41.9 18.7
    Details Little Women Alcott, Louisa May 1832 1888 2000 4000 6000 9000 11000 16000 185220
    (463)
    19.5 1.41 10.8 68.0 8.6
    Details Second Variety Dick, Philip K. 1928 1982 2000 4000 5000 6000 8000 11000 15191
    (37)
    6.3 1.41 5.1 81.4 3.5
    Details The History of Don Quixote, Volume 1, Complete Cervantes Saavedra, Miguel de Ormsby, John 1547 (1829) 1616 (1895) 3000 4000 8000 11000 13000 19000 215612
    (539)
    48.7 1.41 23.1 37.8 20.1
    Details North and South Gaskell, Elizabeth Cleghorn 1810 1865 2000 3000 6000 10000 13000 17000 179050
    (447)
    16.8 1.41 10.0 70.3 7.6
    Details Piper in the Woods Dick, Philip K. 1928 1982 2000 3000 6000 8000 9000 14000 7221
    (18)
    7.9 1.41 6.3 79.3 4.2
    Details American Fairy Tales Baum, L. Frank (Lyman Frank) 1856 1919 2000 4000 7000 9000 11000 16000 31719
    (79)
    16.3 1.41 9.7 70.6 7.5
    Details The Confessions of St. Augustine Augustine, Saint, Bishop of Hippo Pusey, E. B. (Edward Bouverie) 354 (1800) 430 (1882) 3000 5000 8000 11000 14000 19000 111847
    (279)
    30.4 1.41 15.7 57.0 12.9
    Details The Adventure of the Red Circle Doyle, Arthur Conan, Sir 1859 1930 2000 3000 6000 9000 9000 14000 7197
    (17)
    11.7 1.41 7.9 75.5 5.6
    Details The Adventure of the Cardboard Box Doyle, Arthur Conan, Sir 1859 1930 2000 3000 5000 7000 9000 14000 8609
    (21)
    16.7 1.41 9.7 70.6 7.6
    Details The Wind in the Willows Grahame, Kenneth 1859 1932 2000 5000 7000 10000 12000 17000 57985
    (144)
    18.1 1.41 10.2 69.4 8.1
    Details White Fang London, Jack 1876 1916 3000 5000 8000 10000 12000 16000 71789
    (179)
    15.2 1.41 9.4 72.1 7.0
    Details Rainbow Valley Montgomery, L. M. (Lucy Maud) 1874 1942 2000 4000 7000 10000 12000 16000 79562
    (198)
    12.6 1.41 7.9 75.1 5.9
    Details The Amateur Cracksman Hornung, E. W. (Ernest William) 1866 1921 2000 4000 8000 9000 12000 16000 51615
    (129)
    13.7 1.41 8.4 73.7 6.4
    Details The Valley of Fear Doyle, Arthur Conan, Sir 1859 1930 2000 3000 5000 8000 10000 15000 57012
    (142)
    13.3 1.41 8.6 74.3 6.2
    Details The Red House Mystery Milne, A. A. (Alan Alexander) 1882 1956 1000 2000 4000 5000 8000 12000 59849
    (149)
    10.4 1.41 7.4 77.2 5.1
    Details King Solomon's Mines Haggard, H. Rider (Henry Rider) 1856 1925 2000 4000 6000 9000 12000 20000 81742
    (204)
    19.7 1.41 11.1 67.8 8.7
    Details The Thirty-Nine Steps Buchan, John 1875 1940 2000 4000 7000 9000 12000 18000 40737
    (101)
    15.5 1.41 8.9 71.6 7.1
    Details The Tao Teh King, or the Tao and its Characteristics Laozi Legge, James (1815) (1897) 2000 4000 6000 8000 10000 16000 10365
    (25)
    13.8 1.41 9.4 73.7 6.4
    Details Little Black Sambo Bannerman, Helen 1862 1946 4000 5000 12000 12000 12000 12000 1153
    (2)
    16.0 1.41 9.0 71.2 7.3

    Notes:

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    Some of the born/died information of the authors and the translators of the wource data, catalog.rdf provided by the Project Gutenberg, have interrogation marks, which were stripped off in the table of this website for ease of processing the data.
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    The "Pages" shown in the parentheses at the "Word Count" are the results of the division of the "Word Count" by 400, where this website assumes a page of a book includes 400 words.