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List of the best Sylvia Plath books, ranked by voracious readers in the Ranker community. With commercial success and critical acclaim, there's no doubt that Sylvia Plath is one of the most popular authors of the last 100 years. Plath is known for her confessional poetry, autobiographical novel The Bell Jar, and her battle with depression, something that clearly influenced her writing. If you're a huge fan of her work, then vote on your favorite novels below and make your opinion count. This poll is also a great resource for new fans of Sylvia Plath who want to know which novels they should start reading first. With memorable characters and excellent storytelling, there's no reason why you shouldn't check out her work if you're a big reader.

This list includes The Bell Jar, Ariel, and more books. What are Sylvia Plath's best novels? Vote on this list and help us definitively answer that question.

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The Bell Jar is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Sylvia Plath Books
The Bell Jar Sylvia Plath

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Ariel is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Sylvia Plath Books
Ariel Sylvia Plath

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The unabridged journals of Syl... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Sylvia Plath Books

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Johnny Panic and the Bible of ... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Sylvia Plath Books

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The Collected Poems is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Sylvia Plath Books
The Collected Poems Sylvia Plath

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Voices & Visions is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Sylvia Plath Books
Voices & Visions Sylvia Plath

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Crossing the Water is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Sylvia Plath Books
Crossing the Water Sylvia Plath

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Sylvia Plath's selected poems is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Sylvia Plath Books

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Voice of the Poet is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Sylvia Plath Books
Voice of the Poet Sylvia Plath

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The Bed Book is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Sylvia Plath Books
The Bed Book Emily Arnold McCully, Sylvia Plath

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Winter Trees is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Sylvia Plath Books
Winter Trees Sylvia Plath

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The Colossus and Other Poems is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Sylvia Plath Books

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Letters Home: Correspondence 1... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Sylvia Plath Books