100 Most Influential Authors in my Opinion

Guess these 100 book authors, which had the most influence on literature in my opinion.
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Illiad
Homer
2
Hamlet
William Shakespeare
3
The Divine Comedy
Dante Alighieri
4
Oedipus Rex
Sophokles
5
Oresteia
Aeschylus
6
Romance of the Three Kingdoms
Luo Guanzhong
7
Don Quixote
Miguel de Cervantes
8
Crime and Punishment
Fyodor Dostoevsky
9
Metamorphoses
Ovid
10
The Trial
Franz Kafka
11
Sense and Sensibility
Jane Austen
12
Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea
Jules Verne
13
Utopia
Thomas More
14
Ulysses
James Joyce
15
War and Peace
Leo Tolstoy
16
Journey to the West
Wu Cheng'en
17
Paradise Lost
John Milton
18
The Frogs
Aristophanes
19
Robinson Crusoe
Daniel Defoe
20
The Decameron
Giovanni Boccaccio
21
The Sorrows of Young Werther
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
22
Gitanjali
Rabindranath Tagore
23
1984
George Orwell
24
The Aeneid
Virgil
25
A Christmas Carol
Charles Dickens
26
The Raven
Edgar Allan Poe
27
Hansel and Gretel
Brothers Grimm
28
The Little Mermaid
Hans Christian Andersen
29
Alice in Wonderland
Lewis Carroll
30
Dream of the Red Chamber
Cao Xueqin
31
Don Juan
Lord Byron
32
In Search of Lost Time
Marcel Proust
33
The Old Man and the Sea
Ernest Hemingway
34
The Threepenny Opera
Bertolt Brecht
35
The Hunchback of Notre Dame
Victor Hugo
36
The Hobbit
J. R. R. Tolkien
37
Daphnis and Chloe
Longus
38
Gulliver's Travels
Jonathan Swift
39
Candide
Voltaire
40
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
Mark Twain
41
Mrs Dalloway
Virginia Woolf
42
It
Stephen King
43
The Red and the Black
Stendhal
44
The Misanthrope
Molière
45
Fathers and Sons
Ivan Turgenev
46
The Stranger
Albert Camus
47
Jacques the Fatalist
Denis Diderot
48
Prose Edda
Snorri Sturluson
49
The Picture of Dorian Gray
Oscar Wilde
50
Dantons Death
Georg Büchner
 
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William Tell
Friedrich Schiller
52
Waiting for Godot
Samuel Beckett
53
The Catcher in the Rye
J. D. Salinger
54
Harry Potter
J.K. Rowling
55
Pippi Longstocking
Astrid Lindgren
56
Sherlock Holmes
Arthur Conan Doyle
57
Murder on the Orient Express
Agatha Christie
58
The Seagull
Anton Chekhov
59
Moby-Dick
Herman Melville
60
The Nose
Nikolai Gogol
61
Nathan the Wise
Gotthold Ephraim Lessing
62
Discworld
Terry Pratchett
63
Frankenstein
Mary Shelley
64
One Hundred Years of Solitude
Gabriel Garcia Marquez
65
Beloved
Toni Morrison
66
Jane Eyre
Charlotte Bronte
67
Wuthering Heights
Emily Brontë
68
To Kill a Mockingbird
Harper Lee
69
Heart of Darkness
Joseph Conrad
70
The Lusiads
Luís de Camões
71
Catch 22
Joseph Heller
72
Brave New World
Aldous Huxley
73
Of Mice and Men
John Steinbeck
74
The Canterbury Tales
Geoffrey Chaucer
75
The Magic Mountain
Thomas Mann
76
The Waste Land
T. S. Eliot
77
The Great Gatsby
F. Scott Fitzgerald
78
Madame Bovary
Gustave Flaubert
79
Absalom, Absalom!
William Faulkner
80
Shahnameh
Ferdowsi
81
Divan-e-Hafez
Hafez
82
A Doll's House
Henrik Ibsen
83
The Tale of Genji
Murasaki Shikibu
84
The Little Prince
Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
85
On the Road
Jack Kerouac
86
Father Goriot
Honoré de Balzac
87
Leaves of Grass
Walt Whitman
88
Medea
Euripides
89
The Count of Monte Cristo
Alexandre Dumas
90
The Call of the Wild
Jack London
91
The Leopard
Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa
92
Jerusalem Delivered
Torquato Tasso
93
A Universal History of Infamy
Jorge Luis Borges
94
Odes
Horace
95
Gargantua and Pantagruel
François Rabelais
96
The Time Machine
H. G. Wells
97
Uncle Tom’s Cabin
Harriet Beecher Stowe
98
The Book of Disquiet
Fernando Pessoa
99
Ode to Aphrodite
Sappho
100
Midnight's Children
Salman Rushdie
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Mar 15, 2021
Please accept 'Sophocles' too, as that is how it is most commonly written in English.