Top 8 best selling books in the world (Part 2)

5. Ten Little Niggers

Ten Little Niggers is a crime novel by writer Agatha Christie, first published in the UK by Collins Crime Club on November 6, 1939. The work is sometimes published (and made into a film) under named Ten Little Indians (10 small Indians).

The novel talks about the mysterious case on Soldier Island with 10 people in one way or another who died without the presence or trace of the culprit. It is considered one of the best and most famous criminal novels by Agatha Christie, over 100 million copies have been sold making this work the best-selling criminal novel in the history of world publishing. The Ten Little Niggers is also Agatha Christie’s works adapted most often, both directly and indirectly, in the form of film, television, and theater.

6. The Chronicles of Narnia

The Chronicles of Narnia is a seven-volume fiction series by C.S.Lewis. This is considered a classic children’s literature and is the author’s most famous work. The work has sold more than 100 million copies worldwide in 47 languages.

The series, written by Lewis between 1949 and 1954, was illustrated by Pauline Baynes and first published in London from October 1950 to September 1956. The Narnia chronicle has been adapted several times (in part). or a whole series) on radio, television, stage and film.

7. The Da Vinci Code

The Da Vinci Code is a novel by American writer Dan Brown published in 2003 by publisher Doubleday Fiction. It is one of the world’s best-selling books, with more than 40 million copies sold (as of March 2006), and has been translated into 44 languages.

Compilation of detective fiction, sensationalism and conspiracy, the book is one of four novels related to the character Robert Langdon, along with Angels and Demons, Angels and Demons. The Lost Symbol, formerly known as The Solomon Key) and Hell (Inferno).

8. The Catcher in the Rye

The Catcher in the Rye is the first novel by American writer J. D. Salinger. The first-person narrative, also the story’s main character, Holden Caulfield, tells the story of Holden during his days in New York City after being expelled from Pencey Prep, a college preparatory school. learn.

First published in the United States in 1951, this work has caused a great deal of controversy for its use of profanity, depiction of adolescent psychology, and sexual issues. The protagonist of Catching Young Green, Holden Caulfield, has become a symbol of the rebellion and challenge of American teenagers.

In the first edition, The Catcher in the Rye was primarily intended for adult readers, but the novel was later included in the high school curriculum of many English-speaking countries and was also translated into almost all major languages ​​in the world. Each year, an average of about 250,000 copies of the book are sold, totaling about 65 million copies to date. This work has been included in Time magazine’s list of the 100 best English novels from 1923 to the present.