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30 Best Pirate Books of All Time


Our goal: Build the most true list of best Pirate books.

Our process:
1. Search for "best Pirate books" and study the top 5 articles.
2. Add only the top books (mentioned 2+ times).
3. Rank the results neatly for you here! 😊
(This process takes a long time, but we do the research so you don't have to!)

(Updated 2022)

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  1. 1
    Appears in 4 articles
  2. MOST RECOMMENDED!
    2

    Treasure Island

    Robert Louis Stevenson

    Appears in 3 articles
  3. 3

    Peter Pan

    J. M. Barrie

    Appears in 3 articles
  4. 4
    Appears in 3 articles
  5. 7

    The Princess Bride

    William Goldman

    Appears in 2 articles
  6. 8
    Appears in 2 articles
  7. 9

    Daniela the Pirate

    Susanna Isern

    Appears in 2 articles
  8. 10
    Appears in 2 articles
  9. 11

    Small Saul

    Ashley Spires

    Appears in 2 articles
  10. 12
    Appears in 2 articles
  11. 13

    Pirate Legends

    Jill Keppeler

    Appears in 2 articles
  12. 14
    Appears in 2 articles
  13. 17
    Appears in 2 articles
  14. 19
    Appears in 2 articles
  15. 20
    Appears in 2 articles
  16. 21
    Appears in 2 articles
  17. 23

    Pirate Girl

    Cornelia Funke

    Appears in 2 articles
  18. 24
    Appears in 2 articles
  19. 25
    Appears in 2 articles
  20. 26
    Appears in 2 articles
  21. 27

    Captain Blood

    Rafael Sabatini

    Appears in 2 articles
  22. 28

    Pirate Latitudes

    A Novel

    Michael Crichton

    Appears in 2 articles
  23. 29
    Appears in 2 articles
  24. 30

    Pirate Princess

    Sudipta Bardhan-Quallen

    Appears in 2 articles

FAQ

  • How was this 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 books are in this list?

    There are 30 books in this list.

  • Why did you create this list?

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

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