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The Best Michael Crichton Books of All Time  

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List of the best Michael Crichton books, ranked by voracious readers in the Ranker community. With commercial success and critical acclaim, there's no doubt that Michael Crichton is one of the most popular authors of the last 100 years. His books have been turned into massive blockbuster films, including Jurassic Park, Congo, and Twister. Sadly Crichton died in 2008 while battling Lymphoma. 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 Michael Crichton 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.

This list below contains a variety of books, including Prey and The Lost World. What are Michael Crichton's best novels? Vote on this list and help us definitively answer that question.
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Jurassic Park is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Michael Crichton Books of All Time
Michael Crichton
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Sphere is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Michael Crichton Books of All Time
Michael Crichton
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Congo is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Michael Crichton Books of All Time
Michael Crichton
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Timeline is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Michael Crichton Books of All Time
Michael Crichton
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The Andromeda Strain is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Michael Crichton Books of All Time
Michael Crichton
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Prey is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Michael Crichton Books of All Time
Michael Crichton
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The Lost World is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Michael Crichton Books of All Time
Michael Crichton
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The Great Train Robbery is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Michael Crichton Books of All Time
Michael Crichton
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State of Fear is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Michael Crichton Books of All Time
Michael Crichton
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Airframe is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Michael Crichton Books of All Time
Michael Crichton
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Eaters of the Dead is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Michael Crichton Books of All Time
Michael Crichton
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A Case of Need is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Michael Crichton Books of All Time
Michael Crichton
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Rising Sun is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Michael Crichton Books of All Time
Michael Crichton
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Pirate Latitudes is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Michael Crichton Books of All Time
Michael Crichton
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Next is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Michael Crichton Books of All Time
Michael Crichton
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Travels is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Michael Crichton Books of All Time
Michael Crichton
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The Terminal Man is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Michael Crichton Books of All Time
Michael Crichton
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Disclosure is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Michael Crichton Books of All Time
Michael Crichton
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Twister is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Michael Crichton Books of All Time
Michael Crichton
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Five Patients is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Michael Crichton Books of All Time
Michael Crichton
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Binary is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Michael Crichton Books of All Time
Michael Crichton, James Lovegrove
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Zero Cool is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Michael Crichton Books of All Time
Michael Crichton
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Electronic Life is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Michael Crichton Books of All Time
Michael Crichton
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Easy Go is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Michael Crichton Books of All Time
Michael Crichton
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Drug of Choice is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Michael Crichton Books of All Time
Michael Crichton