100 Greatest Books Ever Written Part III Mix and Match with Key. 25 of the 100 Greatest Books Ever Written. Applicable to English, language arts, literature, poetry, fine arts, reading, history, philosophy and science. Includes Madame Bovary by Gustave Flaubert, The Prince by Niccolo Machiavelli, Jane Eyre by Charlotte BrontÃ«, Hamlet by William Shakespeare, Pygmalion and Candida by Bernard Shaw, Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe, Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare, Two plays: The cherry orchard ; Three sisters by Anton Pavlovich Chekhov, The Divine Comedy by Dante Alighieri, Confucius Analects by Confucius, A Midsummer Night's Dream by William Shakespeare, The Collected Poems of W.B. Yeats by William Butler Yeats, The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde, Vanity Fair by William Makepeace Thackeray, The Decameron by Giovanni Boccaccio, Beowulf: A New Verse Translation, Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy, The Necklace and Other Tales by Guy De Maupassant, The Time Machine by H.G. Wells, Fathers and Sons by Ivan Turgenev, Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad, War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy, Livy: The Early History of Rome, Books I-V by Titus Livy, Little Women by Louisa May Alcott, and The Talisman by Sir Walter Scott. By Derrick Neill.