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Top 10 Favourites by Historical Period

Do you like the same books as writers? The favourite 10 books of 125 writers were tallied (544 individual books were mentioned).
This challenge lists the overall 10 favourite books of the writers by historical period, in descending rank. See the list structure below.
01-10: 20th century
11-20: 19th century
21-30: 18th century
31-41: 16th & 17th century (tie for 10th place between Henry V and Othello)
42-51: 15th century & earlier
This list is derived from the book "The Top Ten: Writers Pick their Favorite Books" edited by J. Peder Zane.
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made by Markd9528
avg. score: 15 of 51 (29%)
required scores: 1, 6, 11, 15, 22 

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1
Lolita (Vladimir Nabokov)
Lolita (Vladimir Nabokov)
2
The Great Gatsby (F. Scott Fitzgerald)
The Great Gatsby (F. Scott Fitzgerald)
3
In Search of Lost Time (Marcel Proust)
In Search of Lost Time (Marcel Proust)
4
Ulysses (James Joyce)
Ulysses (James Joyce)
5
Dubliners (James Joyce)
Dubliners (James Joyce)
6
One Hundred Years of Solitude (Gabriel Garcia Marquez)
One Hundred Years of Solitude (Gabriel Garcia Marquez)
7
The Sound and the Fury (William Faulkner)
The Sound and the Fury (William Faulkner)
8
To the Lighthouse (Virginia Woolf)
To the Lighthouse (Virginia Woolf)
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9
The Complete Stories of Flannery O'Conner (Flannery O'Conner)
The Complete Stories of Flannery O'Conner (Flannery O'Conner)
10
Pale Fire (Vladimir Nabokov)
Pale Fire (Vladimir Nabokov)
11
Anna Karenina (Leo Tolstoy)
Anna Karenina (Leo Tolstoy)
12
Madame Bovary (Gustave Flaubert)
Madame Bovary (Gustave Flaubert)
13
War and Peace (Leo Tolstoy)
War and Peace (Leo Tolstoy)
14
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (Mark Twain)
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (Mark Twain)
15
Stories: Anton Chekhov
Stories: Anton Chekhov
16
Middlemarch (George Eliot)
Middlemarch (George Eliot)
17
Moby-Dick (Herman Melville)
Moby-Dick (Herman Melville)
18
Great Expectations (Charles Dickens)
Great Expectations (Charles Dickens)
19
Crime and Punishment (Fyodor Dostoevsky)
Crime and Punishment (Fyodor Dostoevsky)
20
Emma (Jane Austen)
Emma (Jane Austen)
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21
Tristram Shandy (Laurence Sterne)
Tristram Shandy (Laurence Sterne)
22
Robinson Crusoe (Daniel Defoe)
Robinson Crusoe (Daniel Defoe)
23
Clarissa (Samuel Richardson)
Clarissa (Samuel Richardson)
24
Candide (Voltaire)
Candide (Voltaire)
25
Tom Jones (Henry Fielding)
Tom Jones (Henry Fielding)
26
Gullivers Travels (Jonathan Swift)
Gullivers Travels (Jonathan Swift)
27
Joseph Andrews (Henry Fielding)
Joseph Andrews (Henry Fielding)
28
The Story of the Stone (Cao Xueqin)
The Story of the Stone (Cao Xueqin)
29
The Rime of the Ancient Mariner
The Rime of the Ancient Mariner
30
Dangerous Liaisons (Pierre Choderlos De Laclos)
Dangerous Liaisons (Pierre Choderlos De Laclos)
31
Hamlet (William Shakespeare)
Hamlet (William Shakespeare)
32
Don Quixote (Miguel De Cervantes)
Don Quixote (Miguel De Cervantes)
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33
King Lear (William Shakespeare)
King Lear (William Shakespeare)
34
MacBeth (William Shakespeare)
MacBeth (William Shakespeare)
35
Paradise Lost (John Milton)
Paradise Lost (John Milton)
36
The Tempest (William Shakespeare)
The Tempest (William Shakespeare)
37
Romeo and Juliet
Romeo and Juliet
38
Antony and Cleopatra (William Shakespeare)
Antony and Cleopatra (William Shakespeare)
39
The Plays of Molière (Molière)
The Plays of Molière (Molière)
40
Henry V (William Shakespeare)
Henry V (William Shakespeare)
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