Books The Best Mark Twain Books  

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List of the best Mark Twain books, ranked by voracious readers in the Ranker community. With commercial success and critical acclaim, there's no doubt that Mark Twain is one of the most popular authors of the last 100 years. Born in 1835, Twain is easily considered one of the greatest authors of all time. 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 Mark Twain 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.

You can rank all of these books, from Adventures of Huckleberry Finn to The Adventures of Tom Sawyer. What are Mark Twain's best novels? Vote on this list and help us definitively answer that question.
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Adventures of Huckleberry Finn is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Mark Twain Books

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The Adventures of Tom Sawyer is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Mark Twain Books

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A Connecticut Yankee in King A... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Mark Twain Books

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The Mysterious Stranger is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Mark Twain Books

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The Prince and the Pauper is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Mark Twain Books

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Roughing It is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Mark Twain Books
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LIFE ON/MISSISSIPPI is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Mark Twain Books
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Pudd'nhead Wilson is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Mark Twain Books
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The Innocents Abroad is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Mark Twain Books
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Letters from the Earth is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Mark Twain Books

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The Celebrated Jumping Frog of... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Mark Twain Books

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Eve's Diary is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Mark Twain Books
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A Tramp Abroad is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Mark Twain Books
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Tom Sawyer, Detective is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Mark Twain Books

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The Gilded Age: A Tale of Toda... is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Mark Twain Books
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Following the Equator is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Mark Twain Books

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Tom Sawyer Abroad is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Mark Twain Books
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Personal Recollections of Joan... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Mark Twain Books

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The American Claimant is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Mark Twain Books

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A Horse's Tale is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Mark Twain Books
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A Double Barrelled Detective S... is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Mark Twain Books

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A Dog's Tale is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Mark Twain Books
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