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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 Tell-Tale Heart is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Edgar Allan Poe Books
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The Masque of the Red Death is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Edgar Allan Poe Books
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The Raven is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Edgar Allan Poe Books
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The Pit and the Pendulum is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Edgar Allan Poe Books
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The Cask of Amontillado 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
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The Fall of the House of Usher is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Edgar Allan Poe Books

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The Murders in the Rue Morgue is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Edgar Allan Poe Books

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The Black Cat 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
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The Gold-Bug is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Edgar Allan Poe Books
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Ligeia is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Edgar Allan Poe Books
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The Purloined Letter is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Edgar Allan Poe Books
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The Narrative of Arthur Gordon... is listed (or ranked) 14 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) 15 on the list The Best Edgar Allan Poe Books

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Tamerlane and Other Poems is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Edgar Allan Poe Books
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The Oval Portrait is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Edgar Allan Poe Books
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A Descent into the Maelström is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Edgar Allan Poe Books

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Never Bet the Devil Your Head 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
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The Mystery of Marie Rogêt is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Edgar Allan Poe Books
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The Colloquy of Monos and Una is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Edgar Allan Poe Books

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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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Dead Pool and Bloody Massacare is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Edgar Allan Poe Books
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A Few Words on Secret Writing is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Edgar Allan Poe Books