Hamnet reigns atop the chart

Hamnet reigns atop the chart

Maggie O'Farrell's Hamnet (Tinder Press) has topped the UK Official Top 50 chart through Nielsen BookScan's Total Consumer Market, shifting 22,912 copies in its first week on sale.

The Women's Prize-winner and Waterstones' Book of the Year 2020 becomes O'Farrell's first number one title in the Nielsen BookScan era and scores her first Mass Market Fiction top spot.

James Patterson and Adam Hamdy's Private Moscow (Arrow) also entered the top 10 in fifth place, as Shari Lapena's The End of Her (Corgi), Harriet Tyce's The Lies You Told (Wildfire) and Jenny Colgan's Five Hundred Miles from You...

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