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List of the best Edgar Allan Poe books, ranked by voracious readers in the Ranker community. With commercial success and critical acclaim, there's no doubt that Edgar Allan Poe is one of the most popular authors of the last 100 years. Poe is known for essentially creating the detective fiction genre and for his tales of mystery. 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 Edgar Allan Poe 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.

These titles, like The Fall of the House of Usher and The Raven include images when available. What are Edgar Allan Poe's best novels? Vote on this list and help us definitively answer that question.
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The Masque of the Red Death is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Edgar Allan Poe Books
The Masque of the Red Death Edgar Allan Poe

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The Tell-Tale Heart is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Edgar Allan Poe Books
The Tell-Tale Heart Edgar Allan Poe

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The Pit and the Pendulum is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Edgar Allan Poe Books
The Pit and the Pendulum Edgar Allan Poe

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The Raven is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Edgar Allan Poe Books
The Raven Edgar Allan Poe

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The Murders in the Rue Morgue is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Edgar Allan Poe Books

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Annabel Lee is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Edgar Allan Poe Books
Annabel Lee Edgar Allan Poe

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The Cask of Amontillado is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Edgar Allan Poe Books
The Cask of Amontillado Edgar Allan Poe

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The Black Cat is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Edgar Allan Poe Books
The Black Cat Edgar Allan Poe

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The Fall of the House of Usher is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Edgar Allan Poe Books

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The Premature Burial is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Edgar Allan Poe Books
The Premature Burial Edgar Allan Poe

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The Gold-Bug is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Edgar Allan Poe Books
The Gold-Bug Edgar Allan Poe

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The Purloined Letter is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Edgar Allan Poe Books
The Purloined Letter Edgar Allan Poe

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Ligeia is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Edgar Allan Poe Books
Ligeia Edgar Allan Poe

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Never Bet the Devil Your Head is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Edgar Allan Poe Books

To This Day, No One Knows How Edgar Allan Poe Died

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The Oval Portrait is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Edgar Allan Poe Books
The Oval Portrait Edgar Allan Poe

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A Descent into the Maelström is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Edgar Allan Poe Books

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The Facts in the Case of M. Va... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Edgar Allan Poe Books

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Tamerlane and Other Poems is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Edgar Allan Poe Books
Tamerlane and Other Poems Edgar Allan Poe

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The Narrative of Arthur Gordon... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Edgar Allan Poe Books

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Berenice is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Edgar Allan Poe Books
Berenice Edgar Allan Poe

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The Colloquy of Monos and Una is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Edgar Allan Poe Books

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The Mystery of Marie Rogêt is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Edgar Allan Poe Books
The Mystery of Marie Rogêt Edgar Allan Poe

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The Journal of Julius Rodman is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Edgar Allan Poe Books

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A Few Words on Secret Writing is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Edgar Allan Poe Books

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Sonnet — To Zante is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Edgar Allan Poe Books
Sonnet — To Zante Edgar Allan Poe

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Tales of the Grotesque and Ara... is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Edgar Allan Poe Books

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Politian is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Edgar Allan Poe Books
Politian Edgar Allan Poe

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The Devil in the Belfry is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Edgar Allan Poe Books
The Devil in the Belfry Edgar Allan Poe

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The Conchologist's First Book is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Edgar Allan Poe Books