These are the 12 most popular books of all time

Harper Lee’s new novel 'Go Set a Watchman', the follow-up to 'To Kill a Mockingbird', is set to become one of the fastest-selling books of all time.

Researchers have collated the figures for the number of editions, translations and copies sold of the world’s most popular books – these are the most loved tomes:

1. The Koran

2. The King James Bible

3. Quotations from Chairman Mao Tse-tung, Mao Zedong

4. Don Quixote, Miguel de Cervantes

5. Harry Potter series, JK Rowling

6. A Tale of Two Cities, Charles Dickens

7. The Lord of the Rings, JRR Tolkien

8. Le Petit Prince, Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

9 = Alice in Wonderland, Lewis Carroll

9 = Dream of the Red Chamber, Cao Xueqin

9 = And Then There Were None, Agatha Christie

9 = The Hobbit, JRR Tolkien

Source: lovereading.co.uk

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