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Archived from the original on Retrieved "The hobbit: What has made the book such an enduring success?" Archived at the wayback machine., The telegraph, 20 September 2012. Literati and the Self-Re/Presentation: Autobiographical Sensibility in the eighteenth-Century Chinese novel. "Betting on The red Mansions " Archived at the wayback machine., China. Org: "Sun said that the book has sold over 100 million copies worldwide so far." 14 December 2005 "Think and Grow Rich". The telegraph Archived at the wayback machine. On The lion, the witch and the wardrobe : "This classic story has sold more than 85 million copies in 29 different languages since its publication in 1950." the Independent Archived at the wayback machine. On She : "His building next novel, She, about a beautiful ageless sorceress, was a smashing success, and by 1965 had sold 83 million copies." "Carlo collodi, il papà del burattino più conformista della letteratura" (in Italian). repubblica Italiana Archived at the wayback machine. On le avventure di pinocchio : "The Adventures of Pinocchio translated in more of 260 languages." mandhwani, aakriti; Tripathi, kartikeya. "Forensic science in Hindi pulp fiction blockbusters".
It is written in the preface to many editions that the book is sometimes 'erroneously' referred to as a trilogy, and goes on to state that it is one book in three volumes. Some people consider it to instead be a trilogy or series of three books, because it was originally published as a series of three volumes: The fellowship of the ring, the Two towers, and The return of the king. Lord of the rings Archived at the wayback machine., m: This move by the publishing house was due largely to post-war paper shortages as well as to minimize the price of the first volume to aid sales. "Tolkien proves he's still the king" Archived at the wayback machine., The toronto Star, : In subsequent printings the book has sometimes appeared as a single volume, and in at least one case was split into seven. The figure of 150 million is a 2007 estimate of copies of the full story sold, whether published as one volume, three, or some other configuration. thomas adamson (Associated Press). little Prince' discovery offers new insight into classic book". "Why "The little Prince" Is Actually a new York Classic". Chalton, owl nicola; MacArdle, meredith (2017).
"david Mitchell on Historical Fiction". Charles summary Dickens second stab at a historical novel, a tale of Two cities, has sold more than 200 million copies to date, making it the bestselling novel in any genre of all time. "International Literacy day 2014: What Are the bestselling books of All Time?". International Business Times. "a tale Of Two cities by dickens, Charles". "a tale of Two cities". "Charles Dickens novel inscribed to george Eliot up for sale". Tolkien: a biography by humphrey carpenter The lord of the rings is considered by many to be a single book citation needed, because it was written and planned by the author to be such.
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The story was first published in New York city in English in April 1943, followed a week later by its French counterpart. It was also licensed for publication in other countries by reynal hitchcock before being published by saint-Exupéry's normal publisher in France after the end of the second World War. Le petit Prince would not be published in France until its liberation, with Gallimard's first French printing in november 1945, which they say they did not release for sale until 1946. In approximately 1947 Gallimard sued reynal hitchcock claiming it had an 'exclusive' publishing agreement with saint-Exupéry (who was killed during the war and later reached a rights agreement with them. Citations "Best selling book of non-fiction".
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Benjamin Spock English 1946 50 million 54 non-fiction (novel) Anne of Green Gables Lucy maud Montgomery English 1908 50 million 55 fiction: general fiction write (novel) Black beauty Anna sewell English 1877 50 million 56 fiction: children's literature (novel) Il Nome della rosa ( The name. White ; illustrated by garth Williams English 1952 50 million 61 fiction: children's fiction (novel) The ginger Man. Donleavy english 1955 50 million 62 Ben-Hur: a summary tale of the Christ Lew Wallace English 1880 50 million 63 historical fiction (novel) The curse of Capistrano (also known as The mark of Zorro ) Johnston McCulley english 1919 50 million 63 californio (novel) Between. Citation needed similarly, the jerry cotton series has sold over 300 million copies, but most of these were in magazine format. 289 The figures given for some books are for the number printed instead of confirmed sales. list of best-selling regularly updated books edit more than 100 million copies edit between 50 million and 100 million copies edit between 30 million and 50 million copies edit between 20 million and 30 million copies edit between 10 million and 20 million copies edit. Saint-Exupéry, its author, spoke almost no English and wrote exclusively in French. His handwritten (and almost illegible) French manuscript was converted by his secretary into a french typescript, which he submitted to his New York city publisher reynal hitchcock in late 1942, which was then translated to English by their own translator.
Rider Haggard English 1887 83 million international 38 fiction: fantasy, adventure, romance and Gothic (novel) le avventure di pinocchio. Storia di un burattino ( The Adventures of Pinocchio ) Carlo collodi Italian 1881 80 million 39 40 fiction (novel) Vardi wala gunda ved Prakash Sharma hindi 1992 80 million 41 detective (novel) The da vinci code dan Brown English 2003 80 million 42 fiction. Rowling English 1998 77 million 43 fiction: fantasy (novel) Harry potter and the Prisoner of azkaban. Rowling English 1999 65 million 44 fiction: fantasy (novel) Harry potter and the goblet of Fire. Rowling English 2000 65 million 44 fiction: fantasy (novel) Harry potter and the Order of the Phoenix. Rowling English 2003 65 million 44 fiction: fantasy (novel) Harry potter and the half-Blood Prince. Rowling English 2005 65 million 44 fiction: fantasy (novel) Harry potter and the deathly hallows. Rowling English 2007 65 million 44 fiction: fantasy (novel) The Alchemist paulo coelho portuguese 1988 65 million 45 fiction: fantasy (novel) The catcher in the rye. Salinger English 1951 65 million 46 fiction: realistic fiction, coming-of-age fiction The Bridges of Madison county robert James Waller English 1992 60 million 47 The Adventures of Sherlock holmes Arthur Conan doyle English 1887 60 million 2 fiction: detective fiction, short stories (novel) 20,000 leagues.
the "billions. Having sold more than 500 million copies worldwide, harry potter. Rowling is the best-selling book series in history. The first novel in the series, harry potter and the Philosopher's Stone, has sold in excess of 120 million copies, 14 making it one of the best-selling books of all time. As of June 2017, the series has been translated into 80 languages, 15 placing Harry potter among history's most translated literary works. The last four books in the series consecutively set records as the fastest-selling books of all time, where the final installment, harry potter and the deathly hallows, sold roughly fifteen million copies worldwide within twenty-four hours of its release. 16 17 With twelve million books printed in the first. Run, it also holds the record for the highest initial print run for any book in history. 18 19 Contents List of best-selling individual books edit more than 100 million copies edit between 50 million and 100 million copies edit book author(s) Original language first published Approximate sales Genre The lion, the witch and the wardrobe. Lewis English 1950 85 million 37 fiction: fantasy (novel) She: a history of Adventure.
Comics and textbooks are not included in this list. The books are listed according to first the highest sales estimate as reported in reliable, independent sources. This list is incomplete because there are many books, such. The count of Monte Cristo by, alexandre dumas, or, a christmas Carol by, charles Dickens, that are commonly cited as "best-selling books" yet have no reliable sales figures because of the many public domain re-releases. Similarly, many notable book series that sold very widely are poorly documented (. Land of oz ) or consist of multiple sub-series (. According to, guinness World Records as of 1995, the, bible is the best-selling book of all time, with an estimated 5 billion copies sold and distributed. Another estimate for the bible.5 billion copies sold. 2 3, the, qur'an is also widely reported to be one of the most printed and distributed books worldwide, 4 5 6 with billions of copies believed to be in existence; one estimate is 3 billion copies sold.
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Margaret Atwood, kim Thúy and Anne carson nominated for alternative nobel Prize. In response to the cancellation of the 2018 Nobel Prize for literature, swedish librarians have started their own international literary prize. From wikipedia, the free encyclopedia, jump to navigation, jump to search. This is a dynamic list and may never be able to satisfy particular standards for completeness. You can help by expanding it with reliably sourced entries. This page provides lists of best-selling individual books and book series to date and in any language. "Best selling" refers to the estimated number salon of copies sold of each book, rather than the number of books printed or currently owned.