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30 Best Pirate Books of All Time

Our goal: Find the best Pirate books according to the internet (not just one random person's opinion).

    Here's what we did:
  1. Type "best pirate books" into our search engine and study the top 5 pages.
  2. Add only the books mentioned 2+ times.
  3. Rank the results neatly for you here! šŸ˜Š
    (It was a lot of work. But hey! That's why we're here, right?)

(Updated 2023)

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    Treasure Island

    Robert Louis Stevenson

  2. 5
  3. 6

    Peter Pan

    J. M. Barrie

  4. 7

    The Scar

    Bas-Lag, Book 2

    China MiƩville

  5. 8

    The Princess Bride

    William Goldman

  6. 13

    Pirate Latitudes

    A Novel

    Michael Crichton

  7. 14
  8. 15
  9. 16

    Captain Blood

    Rafael Sabatini

  10. 17
  11. 19
  12. 20
  13. 21
  14. 22

    Pirate Princess

    Sudipta Bardhan-Quallen

  15. 23
  16. 24

    Pirate Girl

    Cornelia Funke

  17. 26

    Small Saul

    Ashley Spires

  18. 29

    Daniela the Pirate

    Susanna Isern

  19. 30

    Pirate Legends

    Jill Keppeler


  • How was this Pirate books list created?

    We searched for "best Pirate books", found the top 5 articles, took every book mentioned in 2+ articles, and averaged their rankings.

  • How many Pirate books are in this list?

    There are 30 books in this list.

  • Why did you create this Pirate books list?

    We wanted to gather the most accurate list of Pirate books on the internet.

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