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message 1: by Ivo (new)

Ivo (ivofmachado) | 46 comments Hi, I'm having a doubt related to the book series in a different language than the original. In that language some books are divided into volumes and others aren'tl. So, I want to know:
1) If I need to create a new series for that language where it's going to be listed as: Book 1, Vol 1 (New Series, #1), Book 1, Vol 2 ( New Series, #2), Book 2 (New Series, #3), etc.
2) Or if I create a series to the book with volumes only [Book 1, Vol.1 (Book 1, #1), Book 1, Vol.2 (Book 1, #2)] and merge the ones that aren't divided with the original version of the book.
3) And finally, if I'm completely wrong about the last two methods :D

Thanks!


☕ Lachgas ♿  (lachgas) | 6177 comments I don't understand what you mean by 2) I think...

But generally we can create an extra series for a language if the books are splitted differently than in original series


message 3: by Arenda (new)

Arenda | 20004 comments and merge the ones that aren't divided with the original version of the book.

All editions with the same content should be combined; even if that means only some of the books in that language are combined because that translation is not split, and others are not combined, because the translation is split in multiple books.

And please note the difference between merging and combining: https://www.goodreads.com/help/show/2...


message 4: by Ivo (new)

Ivo (ivofmachado) | 46 comments Arenda wrote: "and merge the ones that aren't divided with the original version of the book.

All editions with the same content should be combined; even if that means only some of the books in that language are ..."


I wanted to say to combine, sorry


message 5: by Ivo (new)

Ivo (ivofmachado) | 46 comments ☕ Lachgas ♿ wrote: "I don't understand what you mean by 2) I think...

But generally we can create an extra series for a language if the books are splitted differently than in original series"


I have seen that some people create a series only to keep the different volumes together... But I don't think that this is correct. I only wanted to be sure what to do in this case


message 6: by Ivo (new)

Ivo (ivofmachado) | 46 comments Besides I have seen also that those volumes are added in the main series like this one (e.g. book x, part 1 of x):
https://www.goodreads.com/series/4379...


message 7: by ☕ Lachgas ♿ (last edited Dec 29, 2017 07:46AM) (new)

☕ Lachgas ♿  (lachgas) | 6177 comments Ivo wrote: "Besides I have seen also that those volumes are added in the main series like this one (e.g. book x, part 1 of x):
https://www.goodreads.com/series/4379..."

but there is also a separate series for them/that numbering of the split versions https://www.goodreads.com/series/1055...
and they are only non primary works in the main series


message 8: by Ivo (new)

Ivo (ivofmachado) | 46 comments ☕ Lachgas ♿ wrote: "Ivo wrote: "Besides I have seen also that those volumes are added in the main series like this one (e.g. book x, part 1 of x):
https://www.goodreads.com/series/4379..."
but the..."


I know, but I want to know what is the best way to do this? (that was just an example, I'm not changing that series, it's for another set of books that I want to add)


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