Bestsellers: Popular Fiction since 1900

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What fiction have we been reading in the last hundred years? Who are the most popular authors and what are the most popular books and the most important genres? Such straight-forward questions raise intriguing literary, cultural, social and intellectual responses which often require much detective work in the annals of lost literature.
What unites best-selling authors as diverse as Catherine Cookson and Stephen King, Jilly Cooper and J.R.R. Tolkien? Their fame is not the result of accident but of art, commerce and mass-reading habits which have also elevated writers whose million-sellers are now long forgotten and whose own fictional heroes are nostalgic memories.
This new study and reference work is the essential guide to best-selling books, authors and genres over the last one hundred years, providing an unique insight into a century of publishing and reading. From Agatha Christie’s Hercule Poirot to J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter, Bestsellers takes us on a journey into the heart of the British imagination.



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