The Girl on the Train buys its ticket for a 12th week in the top spot

The Girl on the Train buys its ticket for a 12th week in the top spot

The Girl on the Train (Black Swan) has puffed into the Official UK Top 50 number one spot for a 12th non-consecutive week. It sold 25,041 copies for £120,353—and is still yet to shift fewer than 20,000 copies per week, since its release in May.

However, could the runaway success finally be starting to slow down? Its film tie-in, which has held second place for three straight weeks, was knocked down to third by Peter James’ Love You Dead (Pan)—which was only 1,783 copies off the number one paperback’s total. With children’s behemoths Jeff Kinney, David Walliams and J K Rowling lurking among...

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