Re: SPIKE sales

Terry Donaghe (
Sat, 5 Dec 1998 13:53:56 -0800 (PST)

---Damien Broderick <> wrote:
> At 11:09 AM 12/5/98 +1100, PW wrote in response to my comment on THE
> that:
> >>I doubt that it sold as many as 5000 copies.
> >>Still, that's pro rata equal to what, 45,000 in the States?
> >I think you are being a little modest. I thought it got quite a bit
of air
> >time when it was released
> True enough. I was surprised by the radio time I managed to get.
> I probably underestimated my conversion factor, above. If US pop is
to Oz
> as say ~15:1, then I guess I sold equiv of 70-75,000 copies. I was
> into account some windage; we're said to buy more books than Yanks,
> there might be a higher proportion of people who can (a) read and
(b) read
> English.
> Damien Broderick

Yeah, but we got more guns! :) Specially ones that shoot more than once between reloads... Huh huh huh.

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