Tattooist at number one, record second week sale for Milkman

Tattooist at number one, record second week sale for Milkman

Heather Morris’ The Tattooist of Auschwitz (Zaffre) has returned to the UK Official Top 50 number one spot, leapfrogging C J Sansom’s Tombland (Mantle) just a week after the seventh Matthew Shardlake title itself elbowed Morris’ debut off the top. The Tattooist… sold 29,968 copies through Nielsen BookScan’s Total Consumer Market, claimed a fourth week atop the Mass Market Fiction top 20 and topped 100,000 copies sold in paperback—beating fellow debut Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine (HarperCollins) by 1,729 copies at the same stage in its publication life. 

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