Dan Brown’s ‘Inferno’ No. 1 on Apple’s iBookstore

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Author Dan Brown’s description of Manila as “the gates of hell” in the American novelist’s latest book has not gone down well with officials in the Philippine capital. The book “Inferno,” which is being sold in the Philippines, includes a character who is visiting the city and taken aback by poverty, crime and the sex trade. It topped iBookstore’s official book charts for the week ending June 17, 2013. AP/JIM COLE

The iBookstore’s Official Book Charts for the week ending June 17, 2013:

1. “Inferno,” by Dan Brown (Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group)

2. “Entwined with You,” by Sylvia Day (Penguin Group US)

3. “Forever Too Far,” by Abbi Glines (Abbi Glines)

4. “And the Mountains Echoed,” by Khaled Hosseini (Penguin Group US)

5. “Revenge Wears Prada,” by Lauren Weisberger (Simon & Schuster)

6. “World War Z,” by Max Brooks (Crown Publishing Group)

7. “Bad Monkey,” by Carl Hiaasen (Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group)

8. “Forever You,” by Sandi Lynn (Sandi Lynn)

9. “Forever Black,” by Sandi Lynn (Sandi Lynn)

10. “The Hit,” by David Baldacci (Grand Central Publishing)

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  • http://fc06.deviantart.net/fs71/f/2013/168/c/c/china_11_05_12_philippine_protester_burning_fl_by_lightisi-d69enay.jpg marco antonio perez

    the new mayor is just demonic, and so are the people that put the devil back to power. manila is literally the new city of sin, its inhabitants weak and wicked.

  • lawakanangpagiisip

    Mali naman itong si dan brown na tawagin ang manila na gates of hell, eh paano naman maglalagay ng gate dito ng impyerno, eh di pumasok ang tubig baha dun sa impiyerno pag bukas ng gate, mamatay lang ang apoy ng impiyerno.

  • dodong1

    walang kick back si mmda chairman?? anong say mo ngayon??? NUMBER ONE NANANAMAN ANG PILIPINAS..HA HA HA HA…

  • TulisangDagat

    talagang mainit at nag-aapoy ang pakiramdam mo pag baba mo ng eroplano sa airport ng Maynila….

  • kilabot

    that means many people
    now knows that ph
    is the gates of h3ll.
    good grief.
    brown may give noykapon
    a signed copy of his book.

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