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Language & Translation Issues > Author : L.J. Smith / identfy language (russian? & Hungarian??) and merge

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message 1: by ♡ Jeri's Book Attic ♡ Jeri the Romance Bibiliophile (last edited Apr 29, 2014 06:16AM) (new)

♡ Jeri's Book Attic ♡ Jeri the Romance Bibiliophile ♡ (jeritaliaryan) | 50 comments Is there someone with good language skills here ?
I really like the author a lot but it looks a mess with all the different editions in different languages
Its impossible for me to sort out but somehow it should be possible to clean up a little ...
If somebody has the knowledge ?!?
Please ?!


message 2: by Emy (new)

Emy (emypt) | 5029 comments If you have a problem with a specific book, it helps if you link the book in question as we have many Librarians here with different language skills who can help. :)


♡ Jeri's Book Attic ♡ Jeri the Romance Bibiliophile ♡ (jeritaliaryan) | 50 comments thank you for your answer - but its not "a" specific book its the complete author there are several books written in what looks like "russian?!?" / italian / and maby hungarian - i can not even judge all the languages ?!? - which should probaby be merged with other editions of what looks like vampire diaries judging from the title picture ...

https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/2...
https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/2...
https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/2...
https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/1...
https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/2...
https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/2...
https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/2...
https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/2...
https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/2...
https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/2...
and I could go on and on ...
really

I doubt that THIS book is from THIS L.J. Smith
https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/1...

and i just found a second author naming
https://www.goodreads.com/author/show...
which should directly be merged with the real L.J. smith

some deleted user said not to merge some italian stuff with others - but I don't understand the base of that idea ...

Because like this its really a mess !!
- and this author is quite popular and I would be totally gratefull if some people with knowledge of the langugage and her books could take a look


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Amanda | 2443 comments The Italian books were published with different breaking points (i.e. what was a trilogy in English was 4 books in Italian), so there isn't a direct English (or other language) equivalent for those books.

RE:
I doubt that THIS book is from THIS L.J. Smith
https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/1...


It wasn't by L.J. Smith at all (not sure where that author came from), but I've fixed that book.

I'm not fluent enough in the other languages to really help on those books.


♡ Jeri's Book Attic ♡ Jeri the Romance Bibiliophile ♡ (jeritaliaryan) | 50 comments thank you - thats one step ...

(and by the way - how stupid to release the books with different breaking points)

so now we need sombody who speeks i guess russian ... and maybe can identify the other languages ...


message 6: by Empress (last edited Apr 30, 2014 02:44AM) (new)

Empress (the_empress) Jeri wrote: "thank you - thats one step ...

(and by the way - how stupid to release the books with different breaking points)"


What is more profitable? Selling 4 books or selling 3? Have in mind that books in other countries are often more expensive as well, after all you are paying for the translation not only the original work.
So most bigger books are divided in two.

For librarians with language skills, you can look up for active librarians in "Librarians volunteering language skills: The Volunteer Thread" topic.

Edit: Italian series: https://www.goodreads.com/series/8275...
Couple of books were wrongly combine with the 1-2 omnibus of the secret circle.


message 7: by ♡ Jeri's Book Attic ♡ Jeri the Romance Bibiliophile (last edited Apr 30, 2014 02:51AM) (new)

♡ Jeri's Book Attic ♡ Jeri the Romance Bibiliophile ♡ (jeritaliaryan) | 50 comments ok - thank you - I send some messages to some of the volunteers - with a link to this post here - I hope someone can help
but its a little difficult to pick a volunteer if you do not even know which language your are looking for
lets see


message 8: by Empress (new)

Empress (the_empress) Combined Russian editions


message 9: by Empress (new)

Empress (the_empress) Jeri wrote: "but its a little difficult to pick a volunteer if you do not even know which language your are looking for "

Most editions I looked at have the language in the details section. Even the Romanian one.


message 10: by Moris (new)

Moris | 24 comments I combined a couple of books: one French, one German, and one Italian. The Italian title for series "I Diari dele Streghe" (literally Witches' Diaries) is actually "The Secret Circle" series.

The rest linked above (mostly Russian it seems) is already done.


message 11: by Empress (new)

Empress (the_empress) Editions with truncates ISBN 13:
https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/1...
https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/2...
https://www.goodreads.com/book/edit/1...
Fixed one, merging the other. ....

Slovenian editions information here: http://www.bukla.si/?action=books&...
Separated a Slovenian edition.


message 12: by Empress (last edited Apr 30, 2014 03:33AM) (new)

Empress (the_empress) Moris wrote: "I combined a couple of books: one French, one German, and one Italian. The Italian title for series "I Diari dele Streghe" (literally Witches' Diaries) is actually "The Secret Circle" series.

The ..."


Il Poter is part 4 of the trilogy. Not part 3! Please refer to comment 6 and don't combine the rest of the books. There is a link in the series notes where all the books are listed by order.

Merged one of the truncated ISBN13: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/6...

Please recombine with fury WHEN there is only ONE edition visible (I might be out)

Separated Il Potere, please don't combine with book 3. What I understand from the notes left the content is different.

http://it.wikipedia.org/wiki/I_diari_...


message 13: by Moris (last edited Apr 30, 2014 03:27AM) (new)

Moris | 24 comments Crap! Sorry about that. Hold on, let me look back what I did, we'll revert this mess, no panic.

EDIT: I see you already separated it, thanks.


message 14: by Empress (last edited Apr 30, 2014 03:44AM) (new)

Empress (the_empress) There are some 7s combined with 3s, which needs investigation. I won't have time today.

Two editions of Moc Przeznaczenia are combined with different books. Separating and combining together until we know which is the original.


https://www.goodreads.com/book/edit/2...
This in my mind translates as the secret circle. The cover says the title is Ritualul
http://www.grupulcorint.ro/magazin/in...


♡ Jeri's Book Attic ♡ Jeri the Romance Bibiliophile ♡ (jeritaliaryan) | 50 comments Thank you so much for your work and support
I really appreciate it :-)


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