Top Ten Most Selling Books
Top Ten Most Selling Books
Reading books is the most common leisure pursuit for many people. You might have read so many books but few of them are chosen by the readers as the bestselling novels. We present you a list of top selling books in the world that made several records and ruled in the market for a very long time.
1. A Tale of Two Cities
A Tale of Two Cities is one of the world’s most selling novels. This spectacular novel was written by Charles Dickens and it was published in 1859. This is a very interesting novel based on fictional history literature, it was legitimately written in English language and more than 200 million copies has been sold out.
2. The Lord of the Rings
The Lord of the Rings is yet another big name in the list of most selling books. This book was written by an English author J. R. R. Tolkien and it is an epic high fantasy novel. It was published on 29th July, 1954 and later different volumes were also launched. The story of this astonishing is quite interesting and impressive. More than 150 million copies of this book have been sold out.
3. Le Petit Prince (The Little Prince)
Le Petit Prince is also known as The Little Prince and it is a very famous book. This was published in the year 1943 by Reynal & Hitchcock in U.S.A. and by Gallimard in France. This book was also voted as the best book of the 20th century and it is translated into more than 250 languages and dialects. The Little Prince is a poetic tale and more than 140 million copies of this book are sold out.
4. Harry Potter
This is a series of seven books which is written by J.K. Rowling’s. The whole series is all about the life of the character Harry Potter. The first edition of this book was released in 1997 and the great success pushed Rowling to continue the series. This book is based on the magic fiction and is one of the bestselling books in the history ever. More than 400 million copies of the complete series have been sold out.
5. The Hobbit
The Hobbit is an old book which was published on 21st September 1937 by the great writer J. R. R. Tolkien. This is an epic fantasy novel and children’s book which was so liked by the people when it was launched as a result more than 100 million copies were sold out. The publisher of this novel was George Allen & Unwin and the language in which it was published was English.
6. The Da Vinci Code
The Vinci Code is one of the most selling books written by Dan Brown. It was published in the year 2003 by Doubleday. The Da Vinci Code is a mystery-detective novel in which a murder mystery is investigated in the Paris. More than 80 million copies have been sold out of this astounding book.
7. The Alchemist
The Alchemist is one of the bestselling novels in this world. This amazing book is written by Paulo Coelho and was published in 1988 by HarperTorch. This book is based on the story of a boy who believes in a dream and travels to a nearby town to discover the meaning. The Alchemist was initially written in Portuguese language and later it was released in 56 different languages. The total number of copies sold out is more than 65 million.
8. Twilight Series
Twilight Series is a very famous love story between Bella Swan who is a young woman and a centuries old immortal vampire, Edward Cullen. This is a series of four books that shows the vampire-themed fantasy romance. The author of this series is Stephenie Meyer and it was published in 2005. The total copies of this series sold out were more than 120 millions.
9. She: A History of Adventure
“She” is a very old book which was published in 1887 by the publishers Longmans. The author of this great selling novel was H. Rider Haggard. This was a great novel that contains fantasy, adventure, romance and gothic. The major released edition was English and more than 100 million copies were sold out of this astonishing novel.
10. Think and Grow Rich
Think and Grow Rich is yet another great name in the list of most selling novels. This great novel was written by Napoleon Hill and was published in the year 1937. The publisher of this marvelous novel was The Ralston Society and the major language of publication was English. This was a non fiction novel that tells you how to succeed in the life. The total number of copies that have been sold out is more than 70 million.