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List Rules Vote for the Edward Gorey novels you just couldn't put down. If you haven't read a book, don't downvote it.

List of the best Edward Gorey books, ranked by voracious readers in the Ranker community. With commercial success and critical acclaim, there's no doubt that Edward Gorey is one of the most popular authors of the last 100 years. An American writer, Gorey is known for the pen and ink drawings that he used in his illustrated books. 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 Edward Gorey 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.

Everything from Gashlycrumb Tinies to Amphigorey is included on this list. What are Edward Gorey's best novels? Vote on this list and help us definitively answer that question.

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Gashlycrumb Tinies is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Edward Gorey Books
Gashlycrumb Tinies Edward Gorey

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The Doubtful Guest is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Edward Gorey Books
The Doubtful Guest Edward Gorey

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Amphigorey is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Edward Gorey Books
Amphigorey Edward Gorey

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The Epileptic Bicycle is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Edward Gorey Books
The Epileptic Bicycle Edward Gorey

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The Beastly Baby is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Edward Gorey Books
The Beastly Baby Edward Gorey

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The Hapless Child is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Edward Gorey Books
The Hapless Child Edward Gorey

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The haunted tea-cosy is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Edward Gorey Books
The haunted tea-cosy Edward Gorey

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The Curious Sofa is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Edward Gorey Books
The Curious Sofa Edward Gorey

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The iron tonic, or, A winter a... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Edward Gorey Books

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The unstrung harp, or, Mr. Ear... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Edward Gorey Books

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Ascending Peculiarity is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Edward Gorey Books
Ascending Peculiarity Edward Gorey

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Amphigorey Again is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Edward Gorey Books
Amphigorey Again Edward Gorey

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The Awdrey-Gore Legacy is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Edward Gorey Books
The Awdrey-Gore Legacy Edward Gorey

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The water flowers is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Edward Gorey Books
The water flowers Edward Gorey

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The utter zoo is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Edward Gorey Books
The Utter Zoo Alphabet Edward Gorey

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The other statue is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Edward Gorey Books
The other statue Edward Gorey

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The Willowdale Handcar is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Edward Gorey Books
The Willowdale Handcar Edward Gorey

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Donald has a difficulty is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Edward Gorey Books
Donald has a difficulty Peter F. Neumeyer, Edward Gorey

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The gilded bat is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Edward Gorey Books
The gilded bat Edward Gorey

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The insect god is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Edward Gorey Books
The insect god Edward Gorey

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The Headless Bust is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Edward Gorey Books
The Headless Bust Edward Gorey

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Why we have day and night is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Edward Gorey Books
Why we have day and night Peter F. Neumeyer, Edward Gorey

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The object-lesson is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Edward Gorey Books
The object-lesson Edward Gorey

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The eclectic abecedarium is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Edward Gorey Books

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The blue aspic is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Edward Gorey Books
The blue aspic Edward Gorey

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The betrayed confidence is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Edward Gorey Books

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Haunted Looking Glass is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Edward Gorey Books
Haunted Looking Glass Edward Gorey