Brown claims the crown for a sixth week with Origin

Brown claims the crown for a sixth week with Origin

Dan Brown’s Origin (Bantam) has once again topped the UK Official Top 50, selling 17,798 copies for a sixth week at number one. The paperback of the fifth Robert Langdon title has now outlasted both its predecessors in the format—both The Lost Symbol and Inferno totted up five weeks apiece in the top spot.

However, Origin was just 253 copies ahead of second-placed Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman (Harper)—and last week’s volume was the lowest haul for any number one title this year, and the first below 19,000 copies sold since February 2017.

Having said that, Origin di...

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