Origin cracks the code for a Dan Brown hat-trick

Origin cracks the code for a Dan Brown hat-trick

Dan Brown’s fifth Robert Langdon title Origin (Corgi) has spent a third week running at the UK Official Top 50 number one, selling 36,723 copies through Nielsen BookScan’s Total Consumer Market. If the paperback title can hang on for one more week—and given it sold double that of second-placed Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine (HarperCollins), that’s a very real possibility—it would become the longest-running consecutive number one of the year to date, and Brown would be level with J K Rowling on the record number of overall number ones (80).

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