The article is about the top ten best selling books of all time, writing on this type of list is a difficult task but we are going to do this for you. Through this, your knowledge will also increase and you will know about the different books, which are at the top list of selling in the world. This article is based on the selling of the books and this list has taken from a very reliable source. There are many books, which was read all the times and liked by the peoples, but if you have not read these books then you will definitely going to read them. These books are very interesting and some of them are adventurous, Best selling means that the number of copies sold by a book rather than the copies printed in a book, and is clear that in this list there is no textbook and comic book. This list is incomplete because there are some books, which have highest selling figures but have no reliable sales data through which we can say that these should be included in the list of top ten best selling books of all time. There are religious books too For Example Qur’an and Bible. There are millions of copies of these books printed and distributed in the whole world, but the reliable figure of selling and printing is not determined from a reliable source because these books printed in the whole world by some unknown publishers. All such books, which have no reliable source of information, are not included in the list. Here is the list of these books.
10. Think and Grow Rich:-
This book was written by the Napoleon Hill, was published in 1937. The subject of this book is motivational and personal development. It is ranked at 10th number in the list of top ten best selling books of all time. The author of the books was inspired from a Scottish American Andrew Carnegie. The title of the books is “Think and Grow Rich”, which implies that how to get rich, but the author said in this book that people get, succeed in all types of work and anything they want to do. The Ralston Society published this book; it consists of 238 pages. According to a reliable source of information we came to know that about 70 million copies of this book were sold.
9. The DA Vinci Code:-
“The DA Vinci Code” is a detective novel, which was written by Dan Brown. There are two characters “Cryptologist Sophie Neveu” and “Symbologist Rober Langdon”; they investigate a murder in Paris. The title of the book refers to some other things, which are not related to the content inside it. It is ranked at 9th number in the list of top ten best selling books of all time. The body of the victim was found in the Gallery of the Louvre, the body was naked and posed like a famous drawing Leonardo DA Vinci. This book was published in 2003 and consists of 454 pages. Dan Brown holds a position in the list of top ten selling books of all time, with the sales figure of 80 million.
8. She: A History of Adventure:-
This novel was written by “Henry Rider Haggard”, and was published in 1887. It is ranked at 8th number in the list of top ten best selling books of all time. About 83 million copies of the novel were sold in 44 different languages. This story is about the journey of Horace Holly and his ward Leo Vincey. They are in the lost kingdom of Africa, and where they met with a white queen, who has all the powers. This book consists of 317 pages, published by “Longmans”.
7. The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe:-
This novel was written by the C.S Lewis and it was illustrated by “Pauline Baynes”. It is ranked at 7th number in the list of top ten best selling books of all time. It is the series of “The Chronicles of Narnia.” The Genre(s) of the book is about a fantasy novel; this book was published by Geoffrey Bales in 16 October 1950. It consists of two editions first edition is consisted of 172 pages. About 85 million copies of this book were sold. The Chronicles of Narnia are very popular among the people, and novel enjoy 7th position in our list of Top Ten Selling Books of all Time.
6. And Then There Were None:-
This novel was published in 1939 by “Collins Crime Club” and it was written by the “Agatha Christie.” It is ranked at 6th number in the list of top ten best selling books of all time. The original title of the book was Ten Little Nigger, and basically It is a detective novel, there were ten peoples on an Island and they killed the other peoples. They can’t escape from the island due to the distance between the mainland and they were also killed according to the nursery rhyme.
5. (Dream of the Red Chamber):-
This novel is one of China’s four great classical novels ever, it was written by the “Cao Xueqin.” It was published in the 18th century. Different titles were given to this novel like The Story of the Stone etc, but the book become famous by this name and it enjoys the 5th place in our list of Top Ten best selling books.
4. The Hobbit:-
This novel was written by the “J.R.R Tolkien” and it is a fantasy novel,and it was published by the Allen & Unwin in 1937. It is ranked at 4th number in the list of top ten best selling books of all time. The Hobbit enjoys the fourth position in the list of Top Ten Selling Books Of All Time, with the sales figure over 100 million copies.
3. Le Petit Prince (The Little Prince):-
This novel was first published in 1943 and was written by the “French Aristocrat,” writer and poet “Antoine de Saint Exupery.” This book was voted as a best book of the 20th century; it was translated into more than 250 languages of the world. It is ranked at 3rd number in the list of top ten best selling books of all time. About 140 million copies of this book were sold all around the world and that’s why it is placed at number 3 in our list.
2. The Lord of the Rings:-
The Lord of the Rings is a fantasy novel which was written by the “J.R.R Tolkien.” The story starts from the fantasy novel The Hobbit but after that it becomes much larger than he expected. The title of the novel refers to the One Ring, which have all the power and to rule all of the Middle-Earth. This book was published in 1954 by “George Allen” & “Unwin.”
1. A Tale of Two Cities:-
A Tale of Two Cities is a novel by “Charles Dickens,” this novel was published in 1859 by “Chapman & Hall.” Over 200 million copies of this novel were sold, the Genre of the novel is based on the history and social criticism of the cities. This novel is in the first position with the sales figure of over 200 million. A Tale of Two Cities enjoys the first position in our list of Top Ten Selling Books of all Time.
This list was based on the selling figure of the all novels in different periods. Some novels are translated into more than one language by taking in under consideration the demand for them in the other countries for this, novels were translated into different languages. All novel has a different genre in them some are adventurous, fantasy, historical, detective etc. We hope that you got enough information about them, kindly give your suggestions in the comment area and we hope that you got enough information about all the books that we have mentioned above.
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