Mackesy's The Boy, The Mole, The Fox and The Horse re-takes top spot

Mackesy's The Boy, The Mole, The Fox and The Horse re-takes top spot

Charlie Mackesy’s The Boy, The Mole, The Fox and The Horse (Ebury) has cantered back into the UK Official Top 50 number one spot, boomeranging back up after Val McDermid’s How the Dead Speak (Sphere) knocked it from the top a week ago. The Waterstones Book of 2019 sold 18,443 copies last week to claim its second overall top spot and its fifth Hardback Non-Fiction number one pole.

The Boy, The Mole, The Fox and The Horse increased 18% in volume the week following TV presenter Caroline Flack’s death, indicating the title’s mental health theme may have struck a chord with UK bookbuyers. Simil...

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