The Girl on the Train derails Cursed Child to return to number one

The Girl on the Train derails Cursed Child to return to number one

The Girl on the Train (Black Swan) has overtaken Harry Potter and the Cursed Child (Little, Brown) to claim the UK Official Top 50 number one spot for a seventh week, as the film tie-in edition of Hawkins’ unstoppable thriller rose to third place.

The original paperback, released back in May, sold 22,922 copies—nearly 5,000 more than the record-breaking playscript—while the new tie-in shifted 17,883, to bring Hawkins’ Top 50 total to 40,805 units. Its seven non-consecutive weeks in the top spot mark the longest time for any fiction title since John Green’s The Fault in Our Stars (Penguin)....

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