Books The Best Ernest Hemingway Books  

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List of the best Ernest Hemingway books, ranked by voracious readers in the Ranker community. With so much critical acclaim over so many years, there's no doubt that Ernest Hemingway is one of the greatest novelists of all time. His work is studied religiously in high school and college; if you've taken an English class in America, you've read Hemingway. 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 Ernest Hemingway 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.

List books include A Farewell to Arms, For Whom the Bell Tolls and more. What are Ernest Hemingway's best novels? Vote on this list and help us definitively answer that question.

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The Sun Also Rises is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Ernest Hemingway Books
The Sun Also Rises Ernest Hemingway

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A Farewell to Arms is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Ernest Hemingway Books
A Farewell to Arms Ernest Hemingway

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For Whom the Bell Tolls is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Ernest Hemingway Books
For Whom the Bell Tolls Ernest Hemingway

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The Old Man and the Sea is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Ernest Hemingway Books
The Old Man and the Sea Ernest Hemingway

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A Moveable Feast is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Ernest Hemingway Books
A Moveable Feast Ernest Hemingway

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The Complete Short Stories of ... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Ernest Hemingway Books

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To Have and Have Not is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Ernest Hemingway Books
To Have and Have Not Ernest Hemingway

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In Our Time is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Ernest Hemingway Books
In Our Time Ernest Hemingway

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Men Without Women is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Ernest Hemingway Books
Men Without Women Ernest Hemingway

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Ernest Hemingway: The Collecte... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Ernest Hemingway Books
Ernest Hemingway: The Collected Stories James Fenton, Ernest Hemingway

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Death in the Afternoon is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Ernest Hemingway Books
Death in the Afternoon Ernest Hemingway

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Islands in the Stream is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Ernest Hemingway Books
Islands in the Stream Ernest Hemingway

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The Letters of Ernest Hemingwa... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Ernest Hemingway Books

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The Killers is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Ernest Hemingway Books
The Killers Ernest Hemingway

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The Garden of Eden is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Ernest Hemingway Books
The Garden of Eden Ernest Hemingway

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The Fifth Column and the First... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Ernest Hemingway Books

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Dateline: Toronto is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Ernest Hemingway Books
Dateline: Toronto Ernest Hemingway

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Winner Take Nothing is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Ernest Hemingway Books
Winner Take Nothing Ernest Hemingway

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The Torrents of Spring is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Ernest Hemingway Books
MorganAcuff added The Torrents of Spring Ernest Hemingway

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True at First Light is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Ernest Hemingway Books
True at First Light Ernest Hemingway

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Green Hills of Africa is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Ernest Hemingway Books
Robert Henry added Green Hills of Africa Ernest Hemingway

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Across the River and into the ... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Ernest Hemingway Books