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List of the best George Orwell books, ranked by voracious readers in the Ranker community. With commercial success and critical acclaim, there's no doubt that George Orwell is one of the most popular authors of the last 100 years. There's no doubt that Orwell is one of the best English writers of the 20th century, and possibly all time. His allegories, works of fiction, and essays continue to influence politics in the modern era. 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 George Orwell 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.

Animal Farm and Nineteen Eighty-Four are included on this list. What are George Orwell's best novels? Vote on this list and help us definitively answer that question.
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Nineteen Eighty-Four is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best George Orwell Books
Nineteen Eighty-Four George Orwell

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Animal Farm is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best George Orwell Books
Animal Farm George Orwell

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Down and Out in Paris and Lond... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best George Orwell Books

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Burmese Days is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best George Orwell Books
Burmese Days George Orwell

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Homage to Catalonia is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best George Orwell Books
Homage to Catalonia George Orwell

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Keep the Aspidistra Flying is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best George Orwell Books

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The Road to Wigan Pier is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best George Orwell Books
The Road to Wigan Pier George Orwell

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Why I Write is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best George Orwell Books
Why I Write George Orwell

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Coming Up for Air is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best George Orwell Books
Coming Up for Air George Orwell

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Inside the Whale and Other Ess... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best George Orwell Books

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A Clergyman's Daughter is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best George Orwell Books
A Clergyman's Daughter George Orwell