Digital bestseller lists: Koontz’s Wuhan tale tops chart

Digital bestseller lists: Koontz’s Wuhan tale tops chart

For the week ending 14th March, a seven-day period in which Italy went into lockdown, the UK prime minister said “many will lose loved ones” and the Premier League and professional sport in general was suspended, Dean Koontz’s The Eyes of Darkness topped the Bookstat top 10.

The 1981-published title has been growing in sales, particularly in e-book format, over the past few weeks, due to its eerily prophetic plotline concerning a Wuhan-developed virus. The paperback finally caught up in volume terms this week, jumping to 1,598 copies sold, from just 80 the week before. But the e-book has a...

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