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List of the best Cormac McCarthy books, ranked by voracious readers in the Ranker community. With commercial success and critical acclaim, there's no doubt that Cormac McCarthy is one of the most popular authors of the last 100 years. Several of McCarthy's novels have been turned into successful movies, including The Road and No Country For Old Men.The latter of those two won four Academy Awards in 2008, including best picture. If you're a huge fan of his work, then vote on your favorite novels below and make your opinion count. This poll is also a great resource for new fans of Cormac McCarthy 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 his work if you're a big reader.

This list is made up of various books, including Child of God and Blood Meridian. What are Cormac McCarthy's best novels? Vote on this list and help us definitively answer that question.
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Blood Meridian is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Cormac McCarthy Books
Blood Meridian Cormac McCarthy

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47 17
The Road is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Cormac McCarthy Books
The Road Cormac McCarthy

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40 16
No Country for Old Men is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Cormac McCarthy Books
No Country for Old Men Cormac McCarthy

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27 6
All the Pretty Horses is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Cormac McCarthy Books
All the Pretty Horses Cormac McCarthy

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24 6
Suttree is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Cormac McCarthy Books
Suttree Cormac McCarthy

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23 6
Child of God is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Cormac McCarthy Books
Child of God Cormac McCarthy

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16 5
The Border Trilogy is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Cormac McCarthy Books
The Border Trilogy Cormac McCarthy

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12 3
Outer Dark is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Cormac McCarthy Books
Outer Dark Cormac McCarthy

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13 4
The Crossing is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Cormac McCarthy Books
The Crossing Cormac McCarthy

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12 4
Cities of the Plain is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Cormac McCarthy Books
Cities of the Plain Cormac McCarthy

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5 2
The Orchard Keeper is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Cormac McCarthy Books
The Orchard Keeper Cormac McCarthy

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5 4
The Sunset Limited is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Cormac McCarthy Books
The Sunset Limited Cormac McCarthy

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3 3
The Gardener's Son is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Cormac McCarthy Books
The Gardener's Son Cormac McCarthy