Updated: Dec 9, 2021
All books are divisible into 2 classes, the books of the hour and the books of all time. Each tale of fiction and non-fiction has touched millions of lives. To honor this creativity and magic, we have compiled the 5 best-selling books of all time!
1) Don Quixote by Miguel De Cervantes - 500 Million Copies Sold
Don Quixote, is a Spanish novel by Miguel De Cervantes. It was published in 2 parts, in 1605 and 1615. A founding work of western literature, it is often labeled " the first modern novel" and many authors consider it to be the best literary work ever written.
2) A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens - 200 Million Copies Sold
A Tale of Two Cities is an 1859 historic novel by Charles Dickens, set in London and Paris before and during the French Revolution. The novel tells the story of the French Doctor Manette, his 18-year imprisonment in Bastille in Paris.
3) The Lord of the Rings by J.R.R. Tolkein - 150 Million Copies Sold
The Lord of the Rings is a high fantasy novel by the English author and scholar J.R.R. Tolkein. Set in Middle-Earth, the world at some distant time in the past, the story began as a sequel to Tolkien's 1937 children's book The Hobbit and is one of the best-selling books ever written.
4) The Little Prince by Antoine De Saint-Exupéry - 142 Million Copies Sold
The Little Prince is a novella by Antoine De Saint-Exupéry. The story follows a young prince who visits various planets in space, including Earth. It makes observations about life and human nature.
5) Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone by J.K. Rowling - 105 Million Copies Sold
A fantasy novel is written by British author J.K. Rowling. The first novel in the Harry Potter Series, it follows Harry Potter, a young wizard who discovers his magical heritage, when he receives a letter of acceptance to Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry.
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