100 Greatest Authors by Most Famous Work

Can you guess the top 100 author's if I give you their most notable work?
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Romeo and Juliet
William Shakespeare
2
A Christmas Carol
Charles Dickens
3
Brothers Karamazov
Fyodor Dostoevsky
4
The Lord of the Rings
J.R.R. Tolkien
5
War & Peace
Leo Tolstoy
6
The Old Man and the Sea
Ernest Hemingway
7
Pride and Prejudice
Jane Austen
8
1984
George Orwell
9
Of Mice and Men
John Steinbeck
10
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
Mark Twain
11
Ulysses
James Joyce
12
The Chronicles of Narnia
C.S. Lewis
13
The Three Musketeers
Alexandre Dumas
14
The Tell-Tale Heart
Edgar Allan Poe
15
The Great Gatsby
F. Scott Fitzgerald
16
The Picture of Dorian Gray
Oscar Wilde
17
Slaughterhouse-Five
Kurt Vonnegut
18
The Trial
Franz Kafka
19
Harry Potter
J.K. Rowling
20
As I lay Dying
William Faulkner
21
The Stand
Stephen King
22
One Hundred Years of Solitude
Gabriel Garcia Marquez
23
The Catcher in the Rye
J.D. Salinger
24
Lolita
Vladimir Nabokov
25
The Odyssey
Homer
26
Les Misérables
Victor Hugo
27
Jane Eyre
Charlotte Bronte
28
And Then There Were None
Agatha Christie
29
Atlas Shrugged
Ayn Rand
30
Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde
Robert Louis Stevenson
31
Mrs Dalloway
Virginia Woolf
32
The Stranger
Albert Camus
33
Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy
Douglas Adams
34
Tess of the d'Urbervilles
Thomas Hardy
 
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Moby Dick
Herman Melville
36
The Divine Comedy
Dante Alighieri
37
To Kill A Mockingbird
Harper Lee
38
Heart of Darkness
Joseph Conrad
39
On the Road
Jack Kerouac
40
Wuthering Heights
Emily Bronte
41
In Search of Lost Time
Marcel Proust
42
20'000 Leagues Under the Sea
Jules Verne
43
The Razor's Edge
W. Somerset Maugham
44
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Roald Dahl
45
The Golden Compass
Philip Pullman
46
Brave New World
Aldous Huxley
47
The Cherry Orchard
Anton Chekhov
48
The Call of Wild
Jack London
49
The War of the Worlds
H. G. Wells
50
Sherlock Holmes
Arthur Conan Doyle
51
Discworld
Terry Pratchett
52
Fahrenheit 451
Ray Bradbury
53
The Alchemist
Paulo Coelho
54
Paradise Lost
John Milton
55
Tropic of Cancer
Henry Miller
56
The Cat in the Hat
Dr. Seuss
57
Middle March
George Eliot
58
My Sister's Keeper
Jodi Picoult
59
The Kite Runner
Khaled Hosseini
60
Fear & Loathing in Las Vegas
Hunter S. Thompson
61
The Firm
John Grisham
62
Walden
Henry David Thoreau
63
Atonement
Ian McEwan
64
Catch Twenty Two
Joseph Heller
65
Don Quixote
Miguel de Cervantes
66
Faust
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
67
A Prayer for Owen Meany
John Irving
 
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68
Call of Cthulhu
H.P. Lovecraft
69
Midnight's Children
Salman Rushdie
70
The Republic
Plato
71
I, Robot
Isaac Asimov
72
The Magic Mountain
Thomas Mann
73
The Notebook
Nicholas Sparks
74
The Jungle Book
Rudyard Kipling
75
Dracula
Bram Stoker
76
No Country for Old Men
Cormac McCarthy
77
The Bell Jar
Sylvia Plath
78
Nausea
Jean Paul Sartre
79
Labyrinths
Jorge Luis Borges
80
Ender's Game
Orson Scott Card
81
Dead Souls
Nikolai Gogol
82
Le Pere Goriot
Honore de Balzac
83
Scarlet Letter
Nathaniel Hawthorne
84
The Quiet American
Graham Greene
85
Lady Chatterley's Lover
D. H. Lawrence
86
Post Office
Charles Bukowski
87
Fight Club
Chuck Palahniuk
88
Beyond Good and Evil
Friedrich Nietzsche
89
Self Reliance
Ralph Waldo Emerson
90
The DaVinci Code
Dan Brown
91
Beloved
Toni Morrison
92
The Handmaid's Tale
Margaret Atwood
93
Because I Could Not Stop Death
Emily Dickinson
94
Madame Bovary
Gustave Flaubert
95
The Master and Margarita
Mikhail Bulgakov
96
The Age of Innocence
Edith Wharton
97
Brideshead Revisited: The Sacred and Profane Memories of Captain Charles Ryder
Evelyn Waugh
98
Waiting for Godot
Samuel Beckett
99
If Tomorrow Comes
Sidney Sheldon
100
Songs of Innocence and of Experience
William Blake
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Level 68
Oct 9, 2017
Khaled, Sartre.
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Level 23
Oct 9, 2017
Fixed it, thanks for pointing it out.
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Level 69
Nov 27, 2017
For Emily Dickinson, typing the surname only doesn't work - I had to type out the full name.
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Level 23
Jan 28, 2018
fixed
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Level 28
Apr 23, 2020
Top 100 authors based on what metric?