9 Best-Selling Books Throughout History

Wondering about stocking up your library with classic bestsellers? Take a look at these top 9 best-selling novels throughout history. You probably have read most of them, and for the rest- you know which book to buy next!

#1. A Tale of Two Cities- Charles Dickens

A Tale of Two Cities- Charles Dickens

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Published in 1859, this gem by Charles Dickens still remains a favorite with people. The book has sold over 200 million copies and is an all time classic!

#2. The Lord of the Rings- J.R.R Tolkien

The Lord of the Rings- J.R.R Tolkien

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Originally it came with 3 volumes and all three of them combined have sold over 150 million copies. Published in 1954, the book started a whole new era of fiction and following and was later turned into movies.

#3. The Little Prince- Antoine De Saint- Exupery

The Little Prince- Antoine De Saint- Exupery

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The original manuscript for the book was in French. Published in 1943, the book gained huge readership selling over 140 million copies. Though it looks simplistic and child-like, the book actually has a lot of emotional complexity.

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