Origin bursts into the charts with 100,000 copies sold

Origin bursts into the charts with 100,000 copies sold

Dan Brown’s Origin (Bantam) has cracked the code to the UK Official Top 50 number one spot, selling 100,095 copies for £1m according to Nielsen BookScan’s Total Consumer Market.

Released last Tuesday (3rd October), Origin becomes the second title in 2017 to crack the six-figure mark in a single week, after David Walliams’ World Book Day title Blob (HarperCollins Children's) shifted 103,571 copies in the first week of March. While Origin’s first week out of the gate is half what its predecessor Inferno sold in 2013—which in itself was half that of The Lost Symbol in 2009—the title’s volume ...

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