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message 1: by Borut (new)

Borut S'Ork-oh | 24 comments Is there possibility to add only particular edition in series?
You see there is some Slovenian illustrator Miki Muster with his own characters but he illustrated also some other works. His opus is publicated in some series and book 20 has name after author Sienkiewicz - In Desert and Wilderness. How to solve that?

Book 20 of series - this one should be listed in series:
https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/1...

Series, look book 20:
https://www.goodreads.com/series/2333...


message 2: by Olivia (new)

Olivia (livka) | 7927 comments I'm quite sure it's impossible that Miki's characters have an appearance in Sienkiewicz work, which was published in 1911. Hence, it's not part of the series.


message 3: by Olivia (new)

Olivia (livka) | 7927 comments And to answer your question.
No, it is not possible to list a specific edition.
As a general rule, a book is only part of a series if that designation would apply to all editions of a work. To be a series, books should have characters and/or universes in common.


message 4: by Arenda (new)

Arenda | 22179 comments The Slovenian edition only has 70 pages, where the default English edition has 460 pages. Worldcat doesn't mention that the Slovenian edition is an adaptation, but when it is, it shouldn't be combined with the other editions.

https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/1...
https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/1...


message 5: by Borut (new)

Borut S'Ork-oh | 24 comments Right, I understand.
Adaptation couldn't be in series, other could be. So should I delete series or only have incomplete series?


message 6: by Arenda (new)

Arenda | 22179 comments That's not what I said.
Adaptations, which can be a book that is adapted as a play, or a book that is rewritten in easy language, or a book that is made into a comic book version, or a book that is rewritten to be a children's edition, should not be combined with the original book on which it is based.

Without further information it is hard to tell if this is a valid series according to GR's series definition.


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