Sales boost for le Carré as nation tunes into The Night Manager

Sales boost for le Carré as nation tunes into The Night Manager

BBC 1's acclaimed adaptation of John le Carré’s The Night Manager has sent Penguin's book sales soaring.

After the first episode for the series starring Tom Hiddleston and Hugh Laurie aired on 21st February it drew in ratings of 6.1m, the 2013 Penguin Classics' edition entered the Top 50 after selling 3,963 copies.

Nearly half of the edition's sales have come from February alone, according to Nielsen BookScan TCM, which showed a sales leap of 99.7% to 15,657 copies sold since publication in November 2013.

Waterstones has reacted to the series by promoting the 2013 Penguin Modern Classic ...

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