Currently reading a digital copy. When faced with such a mighty tome in that medium, it can take a while to dawn on you...
It was when I'd finished the introduction which used enough words for three short stories, I knew I was holding a thick book.
I'm not a lot further into it yet, but it seems pretty plain so far that Piketty is fair dinkum; he has the hallmarks of a proper scholar.
You know how occasionally a book comes along that has a marked effect on society? I hope this book does that, hard.