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List of the best Iris Murdoch books, ranked by voracious readers in the Ranker community. With commercial success and critical acclaim, there's no doubt that Iris Murdoch is one of the most popular authors of the last 100 years. If you're a huge fan of her work, then vote on your favorite novels below and make your opinion count. This poll is also a great resource for new fans of Iris Murdoch who want to know which novels they should start reading first. These are classic novels that helped shape the literary world as we know it today. With memorable characters and excellent storytelling, there's no reason why you shouldn't check out her work if you're a big reader.List books range from Under the Net to The Sea, the Sea. What are Iris Murdoch's best novels? Vote on this list and help us definitively answer that question.
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The Black Prince is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Iris Murdoch Books
The Black Prince Iris Murdoch

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24 5
The Sea, the Sea is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Iris Murdoch Books
The Sea, the Sea Iris Murdoch

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17 2
A Word Child is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Iris Murdoch Books
A Word Child Iris Murdoch

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26 8
The Bell is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Iris Murdoch Books
The Bell Iris Murdoch

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17 3
A Fairly Honourable Defeat is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Iris Murdoch Books

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11 1
The Good Apprentice is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Iris Murdoch Books
The Good Apprentice Iris Murdoch

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10 2
The Book and the Brotherhood is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Iris Murdoch Books

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11 4
The Nice and the Good is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Iris Murdoch Books
The Nice and the Good Iris Murdoch

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12 5
A Severed Head is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Iris Murdoch Books
A Severed Head Iris Murdoch

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8 2
The Sacred and Profane Love Ma... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Iris Murdoch Books

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11 6
Under the Net is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Iris Murdoch Books
Under the Net Iris Murdoch

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7 3
The unicorn is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Iris Murdoch Books
The unicorn Iris Murdoch

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5 1
The Green Knight is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Iris Murdoch Books
The Green Knight Iris Murdoch

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7 4
The Sandcastle is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Iris Murdoch Books
The Sandcastle Iris Murdoch

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5 2
The Philosopher's Pupil is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Iris Murdoch Books

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4 1
Henry and Cato is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Iris Murdoch Books
Melvin1031 added Henry and Cato Iris Murdoch

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The Flight from the Enchanter is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Iris Murdoch Books

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The Red and the Green is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Iris Murdoch Books
The Red and the Green Iris Murdoch

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Something Special is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Iris Murdoch Books
Something Special Iris Murdoch

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2 1
Nuns and Soldiers is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Iris Murdoch Books
Nuns and Soldiers Iris Murdoch

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1 3
The Italian Girl is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Iris Murdoch Books
The Italian Girl Iris Murdoch