Top 8 best selling books in the world (Part 1)

The top 8 bestselling books in the world are aggregated based on the number of editions that have been sold with specific statistics.

Please refer to the Top 8 best selling books in the world.

1. A Tale of Two Cities

A Tale of Two Cities (1859) is a novel by Charles Dickens, written in London and Paris before and during the French Revolution.

The novel describes the plight of French peasants and French aristocracy in the years leading up to the revolution, the brutality of the revolutionaries against the old aristocracy in the early years of the revolution, and many social similarities to life in London over the same period by recreating the lives of a few characters through these events. The 45-chapter novel was published for 31 weeks from April 1859 to November 1859.

2. The Lord of the Rings

The Lord of the Rings is an outstanding novel by writer J. R. R. Tolkien, an English writer. He taught Anglo-Saxon and English at Oxford University until he retired in 1959. He spent most of his life researching the history of Norse myths, such as British and British myths. Finnish phone. With 150 million copies sold, the book became the second best-selling novel of all time after The Story of Two Cities.

3. Le Petit Prince

Le Petit Prince, published in 1943, is the most famous novel by French writer and pilot Antoine de Saint-Exupéry. He rented The Bevin House in Asharoken, New York, Long Island while writing this work. The novel also includes many paintings drawn by Saint-Exupéry himself.

The work has been translated into more than 250 languages ​​(including local languages) and has so far sold more than 140 million copies worldwide, becoming one of the best-selling books of all time and developed. Became a comic series with 39 chapters. The story is also used as a document for those who want to get acquainted with foreign languages.

Le Petit Prince - grande edition imprimee: The Little Prince ...

4. The Hobbit, or There and Back Again

The Hobbit, or There and Back Again is a fictional novel for children by writer J. R. R. Tolkien. The work was published on September 21, 1937. The second edition of this book, made in 1951, marked significant changes and contributions in Chapter V, “The puzzle game in the dark cave”. , help The Hobbit become more compatible with the next novel Lord of the Rings being written at the time.

This work was nominated for a Carnegie Medal and won the Novel Prize for Best Teen for the New York Herald Tribune. So far, Houghton Mifflin (USA) has reprinted at least 60 beautiful hardcover editions illustrated by Alan Lee. Hobbit has been adapted into a series of the same name.

#TBRTakedown and #aYearathon Wrap Up Post

#TBRTakedown and #aYearathon was an almost total success!

Since I combined #TBRTakedown with #aYearathon all the books were part of a series. One book was also for the #shadowhuntersummer reading challenge. I also read a book for the summer reading challenge I am hosting #summerRES2015. and read a book for the #ReadingBites2015 challenge I am hosting. Here is the breakdown of the books I read.

Read! 1. A book that’s been on my TBR pile for over a year
The Struggle by L.J. Smith (The Vampire Diaries Book 2)
Read my review here
Not read 2. An unread sequel sitting on my self
A Clash of Kings by George R.R. Martin (A Song of Ice and Fire Book 2)
Read! 3. A first book in a series sitting on my shelf
Ten Beach Road by Wendy Wax (Ten Beach Road Book 1)
Read! 4. A book out of your comfort zone on your TBR
I originally had chosen City of Bones but decided to read Clockwork Angel by Cassandra Clare (The Infernal Devices Book 1) instead,
Read! 5. A book from your most recent book hall
Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs (Miss Peregrine’s Peculiar Children Book 1)
Started 6. A book from the #fivefaves reading challenge
I read 131 pages of A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L’Engle (A Wrinkle in Time Quintet Book 1)