The most popular books in English
from 51601 to 51800

What books are currently the most popular and which are the all time classics? Here we present you with a mixture of those two criteria. We update this list once a month.

51711. Papillon

Henri Charrieri

Papillon is a memoir by convicted felon and fugitive Henri Charrière, first published in France in 1969, describing his escape from Devil's Island, part of the French penal colony in French Guiana. It became an instant bestseller. It was translated into English from the original …

51740. Lettre sur les aveugles à l'usage de ceux qui voient

Denis Diderot

In Letter on the Blind, Denis Diderot takes on the question of visual perception, a subject that, at the time, experienced a resurgence of interest due to the success of medical procedures that allowed surgeons to operate on cataracts and certain cases of blindness from birth. …

51742. Le Chevalier de Wielstadt

Pierre Pevel

Hiver 1620 : le Saint Empire Romain Germanique est dévoré par les premiers feux de la Guerre de Trente Ans. Après s'être acquitté d'une délicate mission pour l'Ordre des Templiers, le Chevalier Kantz revient à Wielstadt, une cité allemande protégée depuis toujours par un …

51782. Cigars of the Pharaoh


Cigars of the Pharaoh is the fourth volume of The Adventures of Tintin, the comics series by Belgian cartoonist Hergé. Commissioned by the conservative Belgian newspaper Le Vingtième Siècle for its children's supplement Le Petit Vingtième, it was serialised weekly from December …

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