Books are a symbol of the basic differences between people from one. All thoughts, masterpieces, historic, and cultural principles are stored in it. Books can be likened to an eternal treasure chest, a bridge between the past and the present generation. The more we know him, of course, the more we know how big the world is. But for now, we will explain about the best-selling book of all time, the description of the description:
1. Quotations from Mao Tse-Tung
This book is often referred to as the ‘Red Book’ because of the color of its cover and is also often placed in the top pocket of Mao Zedong’s jacket.
Quotations from Mao Tse-Tung sold 830 million copies worldwide. This book contains an anthology of quotes taken from the speeches and writings of Mao Tse-Tung (Mao Zedong).
This world’s best-selling book is almost translated into all languages and has a very large spread like America and European countries, because there communism is something that must be prevented and this book is also a must read book for every Chinese adult in 1966. -1971.
2. Le Petit Prince
This science fiction and adventure novel was written by a famous French writer named Antoine de Saint-Exupery and published in 1943. This French novel was translated into 300 languages and sold 140 million worldwide. This literary work was selected as the Best Book of the 20th Century in France. This book, which is intended for children’s reading, has many philosophical and idealistic meanings about human life and the environment.
The novel Le Petit Prince or The Little Prince is a written work that tells the story of a small child who has an imagination by drawing a boa snake that eats an elephant. This picture became a memory in his life because no one was able to understand the picture. The child grows up and becomes a reliable pilot, but still carries the memories of his childhood pictures to keep wherever he goes. One day when the plane he was carrying crashed and stranded in the Sahara desert, he met a small child who turned out to be from another planet and could understand the image he had brought along. The planet has various phenomena that make the pilot embark on an adventure to explore the planet with the little boy who is nicknamed the Little Prince (Le Petit Prince).
3. The Hobbit
Still about J.R.R Tolkien’s essay. The Hobbit is a fantasy novel with a storyline like a fairy tale. The book sold over 100 million copies and was first published in England on September 21, 1937.
The Hobbit is also known to many as the predecessor to “The Lord of the Ring” and was filmed in 2012, 2013 and 2014 by the same director, Peter Jackson.
4. Dream of the Red Chamber
Hong Lou Meng or Dream of the Red Chamber or in Indonesian known as Dream of the Red Tower is the greatest work in the history of classical Chinese literature. Some even call this world’s best-selling book one of the three pinnacles of Chinese culture.
Dream of the Red Chamber was written by Cao Xueqin in 1754 during the reign of the Qing Dynasty. Because of its popularity, this book has sold more than 100 million copies worldwide.
The book teaches about the importance of learning manners, learning behavior, pursuing love and learning to understand the meaning of togetherness both with family, other people and with friends.
5. A Tale of Two Cities
A Tale of Two Cities (1859) is the world’s best-selling classic novel, selling over 200 million copies. You could say one of the masterpieces of the famous author Charles Dickens. This novel tells the love story of a couple wrapped in a detailed picture of the struggle of the French Revolution. By reading this book, you will be invited to feel the struggle with the oppressed people to overthrow the arrogant and vile tyrannical regime.