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Best-selling books throughout history

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Best-selling books throughout history

1. "The Story of Two Cities" by Charles Dickens

 "Freedom, equality, fraternity, or death; ... death is the most difficult thing to do with me, guillotine!"

Doctor Alexandre Manette, who has now been seized, is finally released after being 18 years old as a political prisoner in Basel, joining her daughter in England. There, the lives of two very different men, Charles Darnay, the monarchist French exile, and Sydney Carton, a notorious but prominent English lawyer, are thrown into chaos for their love of Lucie Manette. Contrary to their will, they are pulled down from the quiet roads of London to the vagabond and bloody streets of Paris, at the period of the rule of terror, and soon see themselves under the deadly guillotine shadow.

2. "The Lord of the Rings" by John Ronald R. Tolkien

The Tolkien Trio - "The Fellowship of the Ring", "Two Towers" and "The Return of the King" - is a genius masterpiece. With the greatest number of singers and the most influential epic fantasy at all times, this book is also one of the most memorable and popular stories ever said. The "Lord of the Rings", published in 1954, sets out a framework for the creation of all the epic and search-based fantasies that were then based on it.

Young Hobbit, Frodo Baggins, with the insistence of the mysterious magician, Gandalf, is destined to destroy a single ring, an instant journey, and incredibly treacherous journey. This ring, created centuries ago by the master of darkness, Sauron, was made and lost, is Satan's weapon, and Sauron hopes to give it back hopelessly.

3. "Little Prince" by Antoine Saint-Exupery

The "Little Prince" is a moral allegory and spiritual autobiography that has been translated more than all French-language books. With endless accolades, the book tells the story of a boy who has left his little star's safety to travel around the world and becomes aware of the striking encounters with the fantasy of adult behavior. His personal affinity reaches its peak in going to the planet and subsequent adventures.

4. "Hobbit" by Jay. R. R. Tolkien

The World of Warcraft is at the forefront of the world of legendary beings and the grip of humanity. A story about the World of Friendship is Bilbo Baggins, who, according to a request, travels for a precious portion of his life, guarded by the Dragon Smaug. Bilbo's journey takes him from a quiet and comfortable land into an evil environment.

5. "The Dream of the Red Room" by Cao Xueqin

“Dream of the Red Room" was known as the most celebrated novel in China for more than a century and a half. The story of Romeo and Chinese Juliet love, and a portrait of one of the world's extreme civilizations.

6. "And then no one" is the effect of Agatha Christie

 "First, there were ten" - a strange category of strangers invited to a private island off the Devon Coast as weekend guests. Their host is a peculiar millionaire that none of them knows and is not at home.

The only thing that is common to these guests is a sinful past, which is unwilling to disclose it, and the secret that will make their destiny guarantee them. Because each is the target of murder. They are hunted one by one. Nobody will remain until the week is over. And only the dead are safe from suspicion.

7. "The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe" (Narnia's Story by C. S. Lewis)

They open the door and enter another world. Narnia ... The land behind the wardrobe is a mysterious country that only Peter, Susanne, Edmund, and Lucy know about ... where the adventures start from there.

Lucy is the first to know the secret of the old wardrobe of the professor. The first time he tells his adventures in Narnia, no one believes in him. But very soon, Edmund, and then Peter and Susan find the magic of the wardrobe and meet with their big, big lion. In a wink of an eye, their lives change forever.

8. "She: a story of adventure" By H. Ryder Haggard

"She" is the story of Cambridge Professor Horace Holly, and his guard Liu Vincy and their journey to an empire that has been lost in Africa. The main reason for their journey is the mysterious package that Liu's father gave him to open on his 25th birthday; the package contains a piece of clay and documents that contain the old secrets of the Vincent family. Holly and Liu, Eventually they arrive in Eastern Africa, where they find a primitive breed of indigenous people and a mysterious white colonel, Ayesha, who governs the queen as "she" of absolute ability and "obey to be obeyed". She has an unknown relationship with young Leo. 

This story reflects many racial and developmental concepts related to the late Victorian era, especially the theories of destruction and degeneration at the end of the century. By drawing her face, the novel addresses the ideas of women's authority and women's behavior explicitly and has received equal acclaim and criticism for his special introduction of being a woman.

9. Dan Brown's Da Vinci Code
 Smart intelligence is hidden in the works of Leonardo da Vinci. Walking desperately in churches and castles in Europe. A strange fact that has been hidden for centuries ... and eventually becomes apparent. Harvard's professor of psychology, Robert Langdell, wakes up at the dawn when he is in Paris. The elderly Louvre is murdered inside the museum, and his body is cluttered with confusing signs. When Langdell and the French talent decoder, Sophie Novo, categorize strange puzzles, they surprisingly find a sequence of clues in Da Vinci's works; clues that are visible to everyone, but are cleverly inspired by The painter which is hidden in paintings.
More surprisingly, the dead guard was a member of the Sion - a secret society whose members were Isaac Newton, Victor Hugo, and Da Vinci - and kept a terrible historical mystery. This old and explosive fact will disappear on a condition that Langdell and Novo can decode this grunge riddle while avoiding an unobtrusive hostility shadowed by all their movements.
 
10. "Think and Grow Rich" by Napoleon Hill
 
The book "Think and Grow Rich" is called the "Grandpa of Motivational Literature." This was the first book to ask "What makes us a winner boldly?" The man who asked this question and listened to it, Napoleon Hill, is now amongst the highest winners in the world. The most famous teacher of achievement "spent most of his life trying to produce" the Law of Success, the philosophy behind which his book is based, and is well summarized in this book.
In his original book, published in 1937, Hill traced the stories of Andrew Carnegie, Thomas Edison, Henry Ford and other contemporary millionaires to illustrate their principles. In the updated version of the book, Dr. Arthur R. Pell, author, speaker, and consultant in human resource management and Hill Thinking Expert have come up with gossip-stories of the riches of millionaires and billionaires Bill Gates, Mary Kay Ash, Dave Thomas and John Templeton. Outmoded or mysterious vocabulary and examples are well replaced with new vocabulary to eliminate any obstacle for the young readers.