Child scores Personal best with third Number One

Child scores Personal best with third Number One

Lee Child achieves a personal best this week as his latest thriller tops the Official UK Top 50 for a third consecutive week. The paperback edition of Personal (Bantam) sold 22,680 copies in the seven days ending 9th May and marks the first time a Jack Reacher thriller has spent more than a fortnight at the top in a single format. Sales were down 41% in volume terms week on week but more than 7,000 copies ahead of the week’s highest new entry, the paperback edition of David Nicholls’ bestselling hardback Us (Hodder). Personal has now sold 93,515 copies in less than one month.

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