Whatever the circumstances, a good book will always be an object of culture available to anyone. However, the books are divided into two broad categories, books that grip the public and are eaten as delicacies and some books with no real impact.
Here’s a top 5 of the most bought and read books in the world:
5. “The Alchemist” – Paulo Coelho – 65 million copies
The Alchemist, written in 1988, is the most famous book by Paulo Coelho being second published book. In May 1993, HarperCollins has published almost 50,000 copies of The Alchemist, which is a record for the sale of a Brazilian book in the United States, the first book with a large number of sales.
4. “Lord of the Rings” – JRR Tolkien – 103 million copies
Lord of the Rings is a fantasy novel written by English philologist and academicain JRR Tolkien. The action presented in the volume is the sequel to The Hobbit. The book was written in the years 1937 – 1949, and it’s key was created during the Second World War. The work was published in three volumes in 1954 and 1955, this form being the most popular.
3. “Harry Potter” – JK Rowling – 400 million copies
Harry Potter volumes form a very popular series worldwide, they belong to the fantasy genre and were written by British author JK Rowling. Books are talking about a world of wizards, the protagonist being a young wizard named Harry Potter, along with his friends Ron Weasley and Hermione Granger.
2.”Quotations from Mao” – Mao Zedong – 820 million copies
Mao Zedong was a Chinese revolutionary, political teoritican and leader of the Chinese Communist Party. Following the Civil War, in 1949 the Chinese Communist Party under the leadership of Mao Zedong took power over China, proclaiming The Traditioal Chinese Republic.
1.The Bible – 3.9 billion copies
The Bible is a collection of sacred texts of Christians and Jews becoming the most read book in the world. The Bible was written for about 16 centuries, and is a collection of 66 books.