Classic books revealed as Ireland’s most popular genre ahead of World Book Day

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Classic Books Revealed As Ireland’s Most Popular Genre Ahead Of World Book Day Classic Books Revealed As Ireland’s Most Popular Genre Ahead Of World Book Day
Along with classics, romance and poetry books are at the top of the popularity list among readers worldwide
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Classic books have been revealed as Ireland’s most popular genre ahead of World Book Day on March 3rd.

Research on Study in Switzerland examined the most popular book genres worldwide by looking at the Google search volume for each genre in different counties, creating a map showcasing which are the most searched in each place.

In Ireland, along with the UK, United States, Australia, New Zealand, Sweden and Hong Kong, classic books came out on top.

Along with classics, romance and poetry books are at the top of the list in popularity among readers worldwide.

Romance books were most searched for in France, Spain, Portugal, Greece, Romania, Hungary, Venezuela, Brazil and South Africa, while poetry was most searched for in India, the Philippines, Singapore, South Africa, Canada, Finland and Turkey.

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Fantasy books were the most popular in the European countries of Germany, Italy, Poland, Czech Republic, Switzerland, Denmark, Austria and Russia.

Horror books were the most popular book genre in the countries of Latin America, most searched for in Venezuela, Argentina and Mexico, while the thriller novel genre ruled supreme in the Dutch-speaking countries of the Netherlands and Belgium.

Norwegian readers chose crime fiction above other genres, while those in Australia, Korea and Turkey favoured adventure novels.

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