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Koran Overtakes The Bible As The Most Sold Book by stynhaq(m): 11:53am On Jul 16, 2015
The World’s Most Popular Book ISN’T Harry Potter (Or The Bible)


Harry Potter devotees may fondly imagine that the boy wizard rules the world of literature with a wand of iron - but actually, he doesn’t.

J K Rowling’s creation only ranks fifth in a list compiled by LoveReading.com of the most popular books of all time.

The list ranks books by totalling the number of translations, the number of editions per translation, and the copies sold of each edition.

Harry Potter only makes it into the top five by total sales of the entire series, jostling for position with religious texts and Chairman Mao’s Little Red Book, which was widely disseminated in Communist China.

The Top Ten list is here

The Koran – three billion copies sold
The King James Bible – 2.5bn
Quotations from Chairman Mao Tse-tung, Mao Zedong – 800m
Don Quixote, Miguel de Cervantes – 500m
Harry Potter series, JK Rowling – 450m
A Tale of Two Cities, Charles Dickens – 200m
The Lord of the Rings, JRR Tolkien – 150m
Le Petit Prince, Antoine de Saint-Exupéry – 140m
Alice in Wonderland, Lewis Carroll – 100m
Dream of the Red Chamber, Cao Xueqin – 100m






https://uk.news.yahoo.com/the-world-s-most-popular-book-isn-t-harry-potter--or-the-bible-084319142.html
Re: Koran Overtakes The Bible As The Most Sold Book by daniska3yaro(m): 12:02pm On Jul 16, 2015
Isis can buy one billion$ copies of quran nw,so is doesn't make any sense,all that matter is how do the use the quran according to what the prophet said,ramadan kareem.

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Re: Koran Overtakes The Bible As The Most Sold Book by rawpadgin(m): 12:05pm On Jul 16, 2015
not surprise @all

wen Christians are now using gadget in place of bible

very soon pastors will be like "bring out ur iPad & screw to the john 10: 10

may God help us all
Re: Koran Overtakes The Bible As The Most Sold Book by Faremisodeeq(m): 12:42pm On Jul 16, 2015
Dont let us provoke others with our religious post. It is not good. It is a childish act let us stop it
Re: Koran Overtakes The Bible As The Most Sold Book by stiles009(m): 3:59pm On Jul 16, 2015
Superb!! I'm loving this!
Re: Koran Overtakes The Bible As The Most Sold Book by Nobody: 4:06pm On Jul 16, 2015
Koran overtakes 'king James bible' NOT 'The bible'.
Re: Koran Overtakes The Bible As The Most Sold Book by Lizboh(f): 7:03pm On Jul 16, 2015
As a Christian, I may want to purchase the Koran just to actually know what it really teaches, and to know if what the Isis and the book haram guys are fighting for. So maybe the Koran are selling more out of curiosity than religiosity.

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