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Top 10 List of Best Selling Books in the World

Here is lists of best-selling individual books and book series to date and in any language. “Best-selling” refers to the estimated number of copies sold of each book, rather than the number of books printed or currently owned.

Book Author(s) Original language First published Approximate sales Genre
The Little Prince (Le Petit Prince) Antoine de Saint-Exupéry French 1943 150 million fantasy (picture book)
The Hobbit J. R. R. Tolkien English 1937 150 million fantasy
Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone J. K Rowling English 1997 120 million fantasy, mystery
And Then There Were None Agatha Christie English 1939 100 million mystery
Dream of the Red Chamber (紅樓夢) Cao Xueqin Chinese 1791 100 million family saga
The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe C. S. Lewis English 1950 85 million fantasy
She: A History of Adventure H. Rider Haggard English 1887 83 million adventure
The Adventures of Pinocchio (Le avventure di Pinocchio) Carlo Collodi Italian 1881 >80 million fantasy
The Da Vinci Code Dan Brown English 2003 80 million mystery, thriller
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets J. K. Rowling English 1998 77 million fantasy

 

Source: Wikipedia

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