Statistics for 166 Essential Books.

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Answer Stats

BookAuthor% Correct
Romeo and Juliet (And all of his works)William Shakespeare
94%
Harry PotterJ.K Rowling
92%
1984George Orwell
91%
The Hobbit/Lord of the RingsJ.R.R Tolkien
91%
Pride and PrejudiceJane Austen
89%
The BibleSolomon, David, Jeremiah, Joel, Nathan, Ezekiel.
89%
The Great GatsbyF Scott Fitzgerald
85%
Animal FarmGeorge Orwell
84%
To Kill a Mocking BirdHarper Lee
82%
War and PeaceLeo Tolstoy
82%
Crime and PunishmentFyodor Dostoyevsky
81%
FrankensteinMary Shelley
80%
The OdysseyHomer
76%
Wuthering HeightsEmily Bronte
75%
Moby DickHerman Mellville
74%
Catcher in the RyeJD Salinger
73%
Jane EyreCharlotte Bronte
72%
Don QuixoteMiguel de Cervantes
71%
EmmaJane Austen
69%
LolitaVladimir Nabokov
69%
Alice in WonderlandLewis Carroll
68%
Anna KareninaLeo Tolstoy
68%
The IliadHomer
68%
Great ExpectationsCharles Dickens
67%
The Bell JarSylvia Plath
63%
Les MisérablesVictor Hugo
62%
The Handmaid's TaleMargaret Atwood
62%
Adventures of Sherlock HolmesSir Arthur Conan Doyle
60%
Lord of The FliesWilliam Golding
60%
Grapes of WrathJohn Steinback
58%
Sense and SensibilityJane Austen
58%
UlyssesJames Joyce
56%
A Christmas CarolCharles Dickens
55%
Brave New WorldAldous Huxley
55%
Catch 22Joseph Heller
55%
Fahrenheit 451Ray Bradbury
52%
RebeccaDaphne Du Maurier
51%
The Complete Works of Dr SeussDr Seuss
51%
The Little PrinceAntoine de Saint-Exupery
51%
DuneFrank Herbert
49%
One Hundred Years of SolitudeGabriel Garcia Marquez
49%
The Picture of Dorian GrayOscar Wilde
49%
Winnie The PoohA A Milne
49%
On the RoadJack Kerouac
48%
The Kite RunnerKhaled Hosseini
46%
BelovedToni Morrison
45%
The Hitch Hiker's Guide to the GalaxyDouglas Adams
45%
Slaughterhouse FiveKurt Vonnegut
44%
Charlotte's WebEB White
40%
The Brothers KaramazovFyodor Dostoevsky
40%
The Secret HistoryDonna Tartt
40%
MiddlemarchGeorge Eliot
39%
Anne of Green GablesLM Montgomery
38%
Gulliver's TravelsJonathan Swift
38%
The Color PurpleAlice Walker
38%
Madame BovaryGustave Flaubert
37%
Tale of Two CitiesCharles Dickens
37%
AtonementIan McEwan
36%
One Flew Over the Cuckoo's NestKen Kesey
35%
The Adventures of Huckleberry FinnMark Twain
35%
Love In The Time Of CholeraGabriel Garcia Marquez
33%
20,000 Leagues Under the SeaJules Verne
32%
A Clockwork OrangeAnthony Burgess
32%
Vanity FairWilliam Makepeace Thackeray
32%
Divine ComedyDante Alighieri
31%
Tess of the d'UrbervillesThomas Hardy
31%
East of EdenJohn Steinback
30%
The Remains of The DayKazuo Ishiguro
30%
The Secret GardenFrances Hodgson Burnett
30%
Life of PiYann Martel
28%
The TrialFranz Kafka
28%
Count of Monte CristoAlexandre Dumas
27%
The Wind in the WillowsKenneth Grahame
27%
Things Fall ApartChinua Achebe
27%
Atlas ShruggedAyn Rand
26%
The Woman in WhiteWilkie Collins
24%
All Quiet on the Western FrontErich Maria Remarque
23%
Midnight's ChildrenSalman Rushdie
23%
Watership DownRichard Adams
23%
One Thousand and One Nights*Multiple Unidentified Middle Eastern Authors
22%
Their Eyes Were Watching GodZora Neale Hurston
22%
The Unbearable Lightness of BeingMilan Kundera
22%
A Passage to IndiaE M Forester
20%
A Thousand Splendid SunsKhaled Hosseini
19%
In Search of Lost TimeMarcel Proust
18%
Jude the ObscureThomas Hardy
18%
The Poisonwood BibleBarbara Kingslover
18%
Infinite JestDavid Foster Wallace
17%
SiddhartaHermann Hesse
17%
A Little LifeHanya Yanaghrina
16%
The Sound and the FuryWilliam Faulkner
16%
Memoirs of a GeishaArthur Golden
15%
Captain Corelli's MandolinLouis de Bernières
14%
Cloud AtlasDavid Mitchell
14%
Giovanni's RoomJames Baldwin
14%
A Confederacy of DuncesJohn Kennedy Toole
13%
Cold Comfort FarmStella Gibbons
13%
Swallows and AmazonsArthur Ransome
13%
The Age of InnocenceEdith Wharton
13%
A Suitable BoyVikram Seth
11%
GerminalEmilie Zola
11%
A Town Like AliceNevil Shute
10%
The Five People You Meet In HeavenMitch Albom
10%
The Wasp FactoryIain Banks
10%
White NoiseDon DeLillo
10%
The Death of Ivan IlyichLeo Tolstoy
9%
The Heart is a Lonely HunterCarson McCullers
9%
BlindnessJose Saramago
8%
Like Water for ChocolateLaura Esquivel
8%
The Hate U GiveAngie Thomas
8%
Native SonRichard Wright
7%
One Day in the Life of Ivan DenisovichAleksandr Solzhenitsyn
7%
The House on Mango StreetSandra Cisneros
7%
PachinkoMin Jin Lee
6%
Gargantua and PantagruelFrançois Rabelais
5%
MauriceEM Forester
5%
Tipping the VelvetSarah Waters
5%
Cutting for StoneAbraham Verghese
4%
I am a CatNatsume Sōseki
4%
A Fine BalanceRohinton Mistry
3%
Darkness at NoonArthur Koestler
3%
Half a Yellow SunNgozi Adichie
3%
I Captured the CastleDodie Smith
3%
Six Characters in Search of an AuthorLuigi Pirandello
3%
StonerJohn Edward Williams
3%
A Golden AgeTahmima Anam
2%
Man TigerEka Kurniawan
2%
The Price of SaltPatricia Higsmith
2%
The SympathizerViet Than Nguyen
2%
Discovery of HeavenHarry Muslich
1%
Men at ArmsTerry Pratchett
1%
Old YellerFred Gipson
1%
The Gaucho Martin FierroJose Hernandez
1%
The Phantom TollboothNorton Juster
1%
The Pillow BookSei Shonogan
1%
AbhijnanasakutakalamKalidasa
0%
A Mind at PeaceAhmet Hamdi Tanpinar
0%
AzazeelYoussef Ziedan
0%
Banaag At SikatLope K Santos
0%
Children of GebelawiNaguib Mahfouz
0%
Dom CasmurroJoaquim Maria Machado
0%
Fools CrowJames Welch
0%
Indian HorseRichard Wagamese
0%
I Stared at the Night of the CityBakhtiyar Ali
0%
KintuJennifer Nansubuga Makumbi
0%
Men Without WomenErnest Hemingway
0%
Mission to KalaMongo Beti
0%
Nectar in a SieveKamala Markandaya
0%
Novel With CocaineM Ageyev
0%
Radiance of the KingCamara Laye
0%
Room on the RoofRuskin Bond
0%
Shell Shaker LeAnne Howe
0%
Solar StormsLinda Hogan
0%
Spiders HousePaul Bowles
0%
Strange Weather in TokyoHiromi Kawakami
0%
The Beautiful Ones are not Yet BornAyi Kwei Armah
0%
The Blood of FlowersAnita Amirrezvani
0%
The Devil's DanceHamid Ismaliov
0%
The Earth of MankindPramoedya Anata Toer
0%
The Forty Days of Musa DaghFranz Werfel
0%
The Four Chambered HeartAnaïs Nin
0%
The Lower DepthsMaxim Gorky
0%
The Motion of Light in WaterSamuel R Delany
0%
To LiveYu Hua
0%
Train to PakistanKhushuwant Singh
0%
Under the Udala TreesChinelo Okpantra
0%

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