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Adult fiction hardback books: leading genres sold in the United Kingdom (UK) 2013

This statistic displays the genre distribution of adult hardback book sales volume in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2013. Thrillers took the greatest share of books sold that year, at 33 percent of units sold.

Genre distribution of adult fiction hardback book sales volume in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2013

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Release date

July 2014


United Kingdom

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Supplementary notes

The UK Books & Consumers Annual Review provides an overview on consumer book purchases in the UK. It uses data based on 80-90,000 book purchases made by a nationally representative sample of 37-38,000 book buyers a year.

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