The Mister and Mrs: E L James defeats Mrs Hinch to bag number one

The Mister and Mrs: E L James defeats Mrs Hinch to bag number one

E L James' The Mister (Arrow) has scorched into the UK Official Top 50 number one spot, selling 52,674 copies through Nielsen BookScan's TCM.

Though this volume is the highest single week for an Adult Fiction title since Dan Brown's Origin (Corgi) in July 2018, and the highest launch week for any Fiction title since James' own Darker (Arrow) in November 2017, it falls somewhat short of Darker's first-week volume of 85,537 copies—which was itself some 300,000 copies down on the launch of Grey in 2015. However, Darker still went on to sell nearly a quarter of a million copies, and seven year...

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