Brexit Island sails into top charts spot

Brexit Island sails into top charts spot

Five on Brexit Island (Quercus) has stormed into the UK Official Top 50 number one spot, denying David Walliams’ The Midnight Gang (HarperCollins Children's) an eighth week at the top. The most 2016-appropriate book ever shifted 82,522 copies for £456,126, the highest single week for a Hardback Non-Fiction title this year—and yes, though it may seem bizarre, as a Humour title Five on Brexit Island counts as non-fiction. 

The spoof Famous Five title sold 45% extra in volume on the highest single week for any Ladybird Books for Grown-Up title, How it Works: The Husband (Michael Joseph), whic...

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