Osman's Thursday Murder Club is the Christmas Number One

Osman's Thursday Murder Club is the Christmas Number One

Richard Osman's The Thursday Murder Club (Penguin) is the Christmas number one with 134,514 copies sold, becoming the first debut fiction title to hit the festive top spot. It has racked up the biggest volume for a Christmas number one since Jamie Oliver's 30-Minute Meals (Michael Joseph) in December 2010. 

The cosy crime novel leapfrogged last week's number one, Kay Featherstone and Kate Allinson's Pinch of Nom Quick & Easy (Bluebird), to claim its fourth week in the overall number one slot. It also racked up its sixth consecutive week in the Original Fiction number one and 10th overall. ...

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