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William Shakespeare (1564–1616)

Author of Hamlet

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294,521 (317,667)3,3747 (3.95)1,1840
Hamlet 26,270 copies, 225 reviews
Romeo and Juliet 22,322 copies, 229 reviews
Macbeth 20,361 copies, 172 reviews
A Midsummer Night’s Dream 15,679 copies, 144 reviews
Othello 13,263 copies, 108 reviews
King Lear 12,044 copies, 111 reviews
The Tempest 10,665 copies, 139 reviews
Julius Caesar 9,613 copies, 84 reviews
The Merchant of Venice 9,081 copies, 100 reviews
Twelfth Night 8,403 copies, 94 reviews
Much Ado About Nothing 8,341 copies, 78 reviews
The Taming of the Shrew 6,885 copies, 76 reviews
The Sonnets 6,810 copies, 52 reviews
As You Like It 5,957 copies, 60 reviews
The Tragedy of Richard the Third 4,964 copies, 71 reviews
Henry V 4,621 copies, 43 reviews
Antony and Cleopatra 4,384 copies, 45 reviews
Henry IV, Part I 4,025 copies, 31 reviews
The Winter's Tale 3,686 copies, 43 reviews
Measure for Measure 3,513 copies, 36 reviews
Richard II 3,262 copies, 42 reviews
The Comedy of Errors 2,571 copies, 39 reviews
Titus Andronicus 2,097 copies, 33 reviews
Coriolanus 2,094 copies, 35 reviews
Henry IV, Part II 2,004 copies, 23 reviews
Love's Labour's Lost 1,909 copies, 23 reviews
Troilus and Cressida 1,854 copies, 22 reviews
All's Well That Ends Well 1,776 copies, 21 reviews
The Merry Wives of Windsor 1,632 copies, 26 reviews
The Two Gentlemen Of Verona 1,419 copies, 20 reviews
Cymbeline 1,358 copies, 17 reviews
Pericles, Prince of Tyre 1,140 copies, 22 reviews
King John 1,068 copies, 23 reviews
Henry VIII 1,062 copies, 15 reviews
Timon of Athens 1,060 copies, 13 reviews
Henry VI, Part 1 823 copies, 16 reviews
The Complete Sonnets and Poems 767 copies, 4 reviews
The Tragedies 741 copies, 9 reviews
Henry VI, Part 2 739 copies, 17 reviews
Henry VI, Part 3 666 copies, 15 reviews
The Complete Plays: The Comedies 656 copies, 4 reviews
Hamlet [Norton Critical Edition] 520 copies, 2 reviews
The Two Noble Kinsmen 388 copies, 10 reviews
The Complete Plays: The Histories 373 copies, 4 reviews
Shakespeare Made Easy: Macbeth 366 copies, 3 reviews
Love Poems & Sonnets of William Shakespeare (Author) 306 copies, 2 reviews
King Henry VI, Part 3 303 copies, 2 reviews
Sonnets and Narrative Poems 270 copies, 1 review
King Lear (No Fear Shakespeare) 262 copies, 1 review
The Poems 228 copies
The Klingon Hamlet 221 copies, 1 review
Shakespeare Made Easy: Hamlet 216 copies, 2 reviews
Romances 180 copies, 2 reviews
Venus and Adonis 169 copies, 4 reviews
The Shakespeare Notebooks 123 copies, 3 reviews
Arden of Faversham (part author) 118 copies, 3 reviews
Histories: Volume 2 114 copies, 1 review
Histories: Volume 1 112 copies, 1 review
The Rape of Lucrece 105 copies, 1 review
Hamlet 103 copies, 3 reviews
BBC Radio Presents: King Lear 100 copies, 1 review
The Poems (Bantam Classic) 100 copies, 1 review
Sixty Sonnets 92 copies
Sir Thomas More 87 copies, 1 review
YOLO Juliet 86 copies, 7 reviews
Double Falsehood: Third Series (Arden Shakespeare) (Original author) 79 copies, 3 reviews
2 Plays: Hamlet; Macbeth 76 copies, 1 review
Twelve Plays by Shakespeare 76 copies, 1 review
srsly Hamlet 65 copies, 4 reviews
Poems 61 copies
Macbeth #killingit 48 copies, 3 reviews
Complete Songs from the Plays 47 copies, 2 reviews
Shakespeare Vs. Lovecraft 40 copies, 6 reviews
A Midsummer Night #nofilter 38 copies, 2 reviews
Ten great plays 37 copies
On Power 36 copies
Classic Love Poems 36 copies, 5 reviews
The Little Book of Shakespeare 34 copies, 1 review
Five Plays 32 copies
BBC Radio Presents: Hamlet 31 copies, 1 review
A Shakespeare Treasury 29 copies, 1 review
Teatro 28 copies
Shakespeare's Flowers 27 copies, 1 review
Winter Song 27 copies, 1 review
Queen Mab 23 copies
Macbeth (Graphic Classics) 21 copies, 1 review
Macbeth (Manga Classics) 20 copies, 4 reviews
Twelfth Night 19 copies
Tutto il teatro 16 copies
2 Plays: King Lear; Othello 15 copies, 3 reviews
Komedie 15 copies
40 Sonnets 15 copies
Six tragedies 15 copies, 1 review
Tragedias 14 copies
Shakespeare's Animals 14 copies, 1 review
2 Plays: Macbeth; Othello 13 copies, 1 review
Eight Comedies 13 copies, 1 review
Öt dráma 12 copies
Six Histories 12 copies, 1 review
Teatre 12 copies
Hamlet 12 copies
Shakespeare: A Pocket Poet (Author) 11 copies
The Tempest 11 copies
One Hundred and One Famous Poems (Contributor, some editions) 1,551 copies, 16 reviews
Romeo and Juliet (No Fear Shakespeare) (Original play) 795 copies, 8 reviews
Winter Poems (Contributor) 793 copies, 9 reviews
The Metaphysical Poets (Contributor) 786 copies
Hamlet (No Fear Shakespeare) (Original play) 763 copies, 3 reviews
Macbeth (No Fear Shakespeare) (Original play) 575 copies, 4 reviews
A Midsummer Night's Dream (No Fear Shakespeare) (Original play) 440 copies, 4 reviews
Shakespeare Stories (Author) 436 copies, 2 reviews
The Best Loved Poems of Jacqueline Kennedy-Onassis (Contributor) 425 copies, 9 reviews
Julius Caesar (No Fear Shakespeare) (Original play) 416 copies, 5 reviews
Othello (No Fear Shakespeare) (Original play) 331 copies, 1 review
The Rag and Bone Shop of the Heart: A Poetry Anthology (Contributor) 328 copies, 3 reviews
Eight Great Tragedies (Contributor) 315 copies, 1 review
Eight Great Comedies (Contributor) 304 copies, 2 reviews
Much Ado About Nothing [1993 film] (Original play) 285 copies, 4 reviews
Romeo + Juliet [1996 film] (Original play) 274 copies, 5 reviews
Much Ado About Nothing (No Fear Shakespeare) (Original play) 270 copies, 1 review
Twelfth Night (No Fear Shakespeare) (Original play) 263 copies, 3 reviews
The Taming of the Shrew (No Fear Shakespeare) (Original play) 251 copies, 4 reviews
The Tempest (No Fear Shakespeare) (Original play) 250 copies, 6 reviews
A Midsummer Night's Dream [1999 film] (Original play) 226 copies, 4 reviews
Henry V [1989 film] (Original play) 203 copies, 5 reviews
The Literary Cat (Author) 200 copies
The Penguin Book of Homosexual Verse (Contributor) 200 copies, 2 reviews
Shakespeare Stories II (Author) 182 copies
William Shakespeare's Tragedy of the Sith's Revenge (Inspiration) 171 copies, 4 reviews
Manga Shakespeare: Hamlet (Original play) 169 copies, 4 reviews
Romeo and Juliet [1968 film] (Original play) 164 copies, 5 reviews
Romeo and Juliet (Wishbone Classics #3) (Original Story) 157 copies, 1 review
Masterpieces of the Drama (Contributor) 154 copies, 2 reviews
Forbidden Planet [1956 film] (Original play) 147 copies, 2 reviews
Richard III (No Fear Shakespeare) (Original play) 145 copies, 1 review
As You Like It (No Fear Shakespeare) (Original play) 141 copies
The genius of the early English theater (Contributor) 137 copies, 1 review
Romeo and Juliet: A Graphic Novel (Original play) 133 copies, 5 reviews
Hamlet [1990 film] (Original play) 127 copies, 3 reviews
Macbeth: The Graphic Novel (Original play) 127 copies, 11 reviews
King Lear: A Graphic Novel (Original play) 124 copies, 6 reviews
Macbeth (No Fear Shakespeare Graphic Novels) (Original play) 123 copies, 3 reviews
William Shakespeare's Macbeth (Author) 121 copies, 8 reviews
Henry IV , Parts One and Two (No Fear Shakespeare) (Original play) 120 copies, 1 review
Vampires, Wine, and Roses (Contributor) 120 copies, 2 reviews
Manga Shakespeare: A Midsummer Night's Dream (Original play) 119 copies, 3 reviews
Sonnets (No Fear Shakespeare) (Original works) 116 copies, 1 review
Hamlet (No Fear Shakespeare Graphic Novels) (Original play) 116 copies, 2 reviews
Henry V (No Fear Shakespeare) (Original play) 115 copies, 1 review
Hamlet [1948 film] (Original play) 115 copies, 3 reviews
William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet (Author) 114 copies, 6 reviews
Much Ado About Nothing [2012 film] (Original play) 114 copies, 2 reviews
Dragons, Elves, and Heroes (Contributor) 112 copies
The Dark Horse Book of Witchcraft (Contributor) 106 copies, 3 reviews
Gnomeo & Juliet [2011 film] (Original play) 104 copies
Witches' Brew (Contributor) 101 copies
Favorite Tales from Shakespeare (Author, some editions) 100 copies
Hamlet [2009 film] (Original play) 97 copies, 1 review
The Taming of the Shrew [1967 film] (Original play) 93 copies, 4 reviews
Manga Shakespeare: The Tempest (Original play) 93 copies, 5 reviews
The Merchant of Venice [2004 film] (Original play) 92 copies, 4 reviews
The Merchant of Venice (Original play) 90 copies, 1 review
The Standard Book of British and American Verse (Contributor) 89 copies, 1 review
Titus [1999 film] (Original play) 85 copies, 3 reviews
William Shakespeare's Hamlet (Author) 84 copies, 6 reviews
Manga Shakespeare: Macbeth (Original play) 77 copies, 4 reviews
Kiss Me Kate [1953 film] (Original play) 77 copies
Throne of Blood [1957 film] (Original play) 77 copies, 4 reviews
Richard III [1995 film] (Original play) 74 copies, 5 reviews
Twelfth Night [1996 film] (Original play) 72 copies, 2 reviews
Macbeth (Puffin Graphic Novel) (Original play) 66 copies, 1 review
Macbeth [1979 TV movie] (Original play) 65 copies
Romeo & Juliet (Campfire Graphic Novels) (Original play; Original play) 63 copies, 4 reviews
Manga Shakespeare: Much Ado About Nothing (Original play) 62 copies, 1 review
Macbeth [1971 film] (Original play) 61 copies, 2 reviews
Manga Shakespeare: Julius Caesar (Original play) 60 copies
Shakespeare's Hamlet the Manga Edition (Original play) 58 copies
My Book House: From the Tower Window (Vol. 5 of 6) (Contributor) 57 copies, 1 review
Shakespeare's Macbeth the Manga Edition (Original play) 57 copies, 2 reviews
Henry V [1944 film] (Original play) 56 copies, 4 reviews
Manga Shakespeare: As You Like It (Original play) 53 copies, 1 review
Manga Shakespeare: Twelfth Night (Original play) 53 copies, 3 reviews
Chimes at Midnight [1965 film] (Original play) 52 copies
The Tempest [2010 film] (Original play) 48 copies, 2 reviews
The Tempest: The Graphic Novel (Original play; Original play; Original play) 47 copies
Hamlet [2000 film] (Original play) 47 copies, 2 reviews
Richard III [1955 film] (Original play) 47 copies, 2 reviews
A Midsummer Night's Dream: The Graphic Novel (Original play) 45 copies, 2 reviews
As You Like It [2006 film] (Original play) 43 copies, 1 review
Manga Shakespeare: Othello (Original play) 42 copies
The Fairies' Ring (Contributor) 40 copies, 1 review
Manga Shakespeare: The Merchant of Venice (Original play) 39 copies, 1 review
Manga Shakespeare: Richard III (Original play) 37 copies, 1 review
Macbeth: Chichester Festival Theatre [2010 TV episode] (Original play) 33 copies, 2 reviews
Herds of Thunder, Manes of Gold (Contributor) 32 copies
Prospero's Books [1991 film] (Original play) 30 copies
As You Like It (BBC TV Shakespeare Collection) (Original play) 29 copies, 2 reviews
Macbeth [1948 film] (Original play) 28 copies, 2 reviews
Julius Caesar [1953 film] (Original play) 27 copies, 2 reviews
The Merry Devil of Edmonton (Attributed author, some editions) 27 copies, 1 review
Romeo and Juliet (The BBC TV Shakespeare) (Original play) 26 copies, 1 review
Edmond Ironside or, War Hath Made All Friends (supposed author, some editions) 25 copies, 1 review
The Birth of Merlin or the Child Hath Found His Father (Attributed author, some editions) 25 copies
Witches, Witches, Witches (Contributor) 23 copies
Springs of Joy (Contributor) 22 copies
Manga Shakespeare: King Lear (Original play) 21 copies
As You Like It [1936 film] (Original play) 20 copies, 2 reviews
King Lear [1983 film] (original play) 20 copies, 1 review
King Lear [2008 film] (Original play) 18 copies, 1 review
Thomas of Woodstock: or King Richard the Second, Part One (misattributed author, some editions) 18 copies
Macbeth (Campfire Graphic Novels) (Original play) 17 copies
A Yorkshire Tragedy (Revels Plays) (Attributed author, some editions) 15 copies
The Renaissance in England (Contributor) 15 copies
Manga Shakespeare: Henry VIII (Original play) 15 copies
A Midsummer Night's Dream [1968 film] (Original play) 15 copies, 1 review
Kiss Me, Kate [2003 TV] (Writer) 12 copies, 1 review
The Merchant of Venice (BBC TV Shakespeare Collection) (Original play) 12 copies, 2 reviews
The Banquet [2009 film] (Original play) 12 copies
Fair Em (attributed author, some editions) 12 copies, 1 review
Richard II [2014 film] (Original play) 12 copies
King Lear [1971 film] (Original play) 11 copies
Elizabethan Drama (Contributor) 11 copies
Othello (BBC TV Shakespeare Collection) (Original play) 11 copies
Julius Caesar [1970 film] (Original play) 9 copies, 2 reviews
Twelfth Night [1988 film] (Original play) 9 copies
Hamlet [1990 TV episode] (Original play) 8 copies, 1 review
The best Elizabethan plays (some editions) 8 copies
The tragedy of Locrine, 1595 (attributed author) 8 copies
Minor Elizabethan tragedies (Contributor) 8 copies
Antony and Cleopatra [1972 film] (Original play) 7 copies, 1 review
Hamlet [1969 film] (Original play) 7 copies, 1 review
Antony and Cleopatra (BBC TV Shakespeare Collection) (Original play) 7 copies, 1 review
Antony and Cleopatra [BBC Radio Shakespeare] (Original play) 7 copies, 1 review
The Shakespeare Story Book (Original plays) 7 copies
Men And Women: The Poetry Of Love (Contributor) 7 copies
The First Part of the Life of Sir John Oldcastle (Attributed author, some editions) 6 copies
A Larum for London (possible reviser) 6 copies
Antony and Cleopatra [1974 film] (Original play, some editions) 6 copies, 1 review
Richard Burton's Hamlet [1964 film] (Original play) 6 copies
Restoration promptbooks (Contributor) 6 copies
Fear! Fear! Fear! (Contributor) 6 copies
King Lear [1953 TV episode] (Original play) 6 copies
Romeo and Juliet [1954 film] (Original play) 5 copies
An introduction to drama (Contributor) 5 copies
Macbeth [1981 film] (Original play) 5 copies
Elizabethan songs (Lyricist) 5 copies
Teen-Age Treasury for Girls (Contributor) 5 copies, 1 review
Romeo and Juliet [1976 TV movie] (Original play) 5 copies
Twelfth Night [1969 film] (Original play) 5 copies
Cymbeline [2014 film] (Original play) 4 copies
Julius Caesar [2012 film] (Original play) 4 copies
The Tempest (BBC TV Shakespeare Collection) (Original play) 3 copies, 1 review
Shakespeare adaptions (Contributor) 3 copies, 1 review
Timon of Athens : as it is acted at the Theatre-Royal on Richmond-Green (Author, some editions; some editions) 2 copies
The children's own treasure book (Contributor) 2 copies
The Tempest [1960 TV movie] (Original play) 2 copies
Romeo and Juliet [1982 film] (Original play) 2 copies
Macbeth [1960 TV movie] (Original play) 2 copies
Homage to Shakespeare (Author) 1 copy
The Winter's Tale [1999 film] (Original play) 1 copy
Anthony and Cleopatra [2006 film] (Orignal play) 1 copy
The Tempest [1983 film] (Original play) 1 copy
King Lear [1974 TV episode] (Original play) 1 copy
The injured princess, 1682 (source play) 1 copy

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