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List of the best Oscar Wilde books, ranked by voracious readers in the Ranker community. With commercial success and critical acclaim, there's no doubt that Oscar Wilde is one of the most popular authors of the last 100 years. A popular playwright as well as a great novelist, Wilde is known for his distinct and biting wit. If you're a huge fan of his work, then vote on your favorite books below and make your opinion count. This poll is also a great resource for new fans of Oscar Wilde who want to know which works 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. Everything from his novel The Picture of Dorian Gray to The Importance of Being Earnest and other plays is included on this list. What are Oscar Wilde's best books? Vote on this list and help us definitively answer that question.

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Der glückliche Prinz is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Oscar Wilde Books

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The importance of being Earnes... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Oscar Wilde Books

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Intentions is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Oscar Wilde Books
Intentions Oscar Wilde

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The short stories of Oscar Wil... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Oscar Wilde Books
The Happy Prince Oscar Wilde

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profundis is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Oscar Wilde Books
Salome Oscar Wilde

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Miscellanies is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Oscar Wilde Books
The Canterville Ghost Oscar Wilde

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Selected works is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Oscar Wilde Books

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The writings of Oscar Wilde is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Oscar Wilde Books
Lady Windermere's Fan Oscar Wilde

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Vier Komödien is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Oscar Wilde Books
The Selfish Giant Oscar Wilde

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A Florentine Tragedy is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Oscar Wilde Books
A Florentine Tragedy Oscar Wilde

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The plays of Oscar Wilde is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Oscar Wilde Books

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The Happy Prince and Other Tal... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Oscar Wilde Books
De Profundis Oscar Wilde

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The sphinx is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Oscar Wilde Books
The Devoted Friend Oscar Wilde

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The best known works of Oscar ... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Oscar Wilde Books

The Best Oscar Wilde Quotes

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Epigrams is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Oscar Wilde Books
Epigrams Oscar Wilde

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The poems of Oscar Wilde is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Oscar Wilde Books
The Model Millionaire Oscar Wilde

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An Ideal Husband is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Oscar Wilde Books
An Ideal Husband Oscar Wilde

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Charmides and other poems is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Oscar Wilde Books
The Remarkable Rocket Oscar Wilde

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Nouvelles fantastiques is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Oscar Wilde Books

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devoted friend is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Oscar Wilde Books

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The nightingale and the rose is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Oscar Wilde Books
Aforismi Oscar Wilde

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Art and Decoration is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Oscar Wilde Books
Vera or the Nihilists Oscar Wilde

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Oscar Wilde is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Oscar Wilde Books

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The Duchess of Padua is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Oscar Wilde Books
The Duchess of Padua Oscar Wilde