Top 10 best selling fiction books

From classic tales of adventure to beloved works of fantasy and mystery, these 10 books have captured the imaginations of readers around the world and stood the test of time. In this list, we'll take a look at the top 10 best-selling fiction books of all time and what makes them so enduring.

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  1. She: A History of Adventure

    by H. Rider Haggard - This adventure novel follows a young man named Horace Holly and his companion Leo Vincey on a quest to find a lost African kingdom ruled by a mysterious woman known as "She-Who-Must-Be-Obeyed".
  2. The Lion, The Witch, and The Wardrobe

    by C.S. Lewis - The first book in "The Chronicles of Narnia" series, this fantasy novel tells the story of four siblings who enter a magical world called Narnia and must help a talking lion named Aslan defeat the evil White Witch.
  3. Dream of the Red Chamber

    by Cao Xueqin - This Chinese novel, also known as "The Story of the Stone", is a sprawling epic about the decline of a wealthy aristocratic family in the 18th century.
  4. And Then There Were None

    by Agatha Christie - This classic mystery novel features ten strangers who are invited to a remote island, only to find themselves being killed off one by one according to a nursery rhyme.
  5. The Hobbit

    by J.R.R. Tolkien - This prequel to "The Lord of the Rings" follows the hobbit Bilbo Baggins on a journey to help a group of dwarves reclaim their treasure from the dragon Smaug.
  6. Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone

    by J.K. Rowling - The first book in the "Harry Potter" series introduces the young wizard Harry Potter as he learns about the wizarding world and attends Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry.

  7. The Little Prince

    by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry - This beloved French novella tells the story of a stranded pilot who meets a young prince from another planet and learns about the importance of love and friendship.

  8. The Lord of the Rings

    by J.R.R. Tolkien - This epic fantasy novel follows hobbit Frodo Baggins and his companions as they journey to destroy the One Ring and defeat the dark lord Sauron.
  9. A Tale of Two Cities

    by Charles Dickens - Set during the French Revolution, this historical novel follows the lives of several characters in London and Paris, including the exiled French aristocrat Charles Darnay and his English love interest Lucie Manette.
  10. Don Quixote

    by Miguel de Cervantes - Considered one of the greatest works of fiction ever written, this novel follows a delusional nobleman named Alonso Quixano who becomes convinced he is a knight-errant and sets out on a series of misadventures with his loyal squire Sancho Panza.

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