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message 1: by Nicolas (new)

Nicolas Landes | 3 comments Hi.

Please COMBINE the following 2 editions of El Teatro de los Monstruos by Viviana Cordero.

Both are exactly the same, except for a NEW cover in the later edition.

EARLIER edition:

LATER edition:

The earlier edition (Nov 11, 2018) was uploaded with an old cover.

The LATER edition (Nov. 14, 2018) was uploaded with the CORRECT new cover.

Thanks a lot!

message 2: by Emily (last edited Dec 03, 2018 07:25PM) (new)

Emily | 14459 comments They are already combined. To clarify, did you mean the earlier edition needs to be deleted/merged into the later one?

message 3: by Alison (new)

Alison | 889 comments I think this case needs someone experienced with changelogs and possibly reverting changes to sort it out. The ISBN10 and ISBN13 were removed from one edition, with the ISBN13 replaced with a different one but with the format changed from paperback to Kindle, which is incorrect. I think there's an ACE needed for the Kindle (the one with the ASIN).

message 4: by Nicolas (new)

Nicolas Landes | 3 comments Hi. Thanks Emily and Alison.

I´m rather unfamiliar with the terminology here, but I believe that Emily is correct to say that the EARLIER edition needs to be "deleted or merged" into the LATER one.
In any case, the end result ought to be that there is only one Kindle edition of this book, the one that appears with the cover on the LATER one.
As to the ISBN movements that Alison mentions, the only changes we made were to identify the LATER Kindle edition with its ISBN, since the Goodreads system already used the ASIN to identify the EARLIER one. Both versions share the same ISBN.
Any changes regarding the ISBN that belongs to the old paperback edition must have been done by the Goodreads programs because we didn´t touch that code.
Thanks again, and apologies for taking so much time.

message 5: by Emily (last edited Dec 04, 2018 10:46AM) (new)

Emily | 14459 comments Yes, I believe a more experienced librarian will need to look at this.
Kindle editions with ISBNs are listed as "ebooks."
Editions with ASINs are listed as "Kindle."
Please see:

message 6: by rivka, Librarian Moderator (new)

rivka | 43589 comments Mod
Goodreads policy is to keep all published covers on the site, as users want to shelve the cover of the copy they have. Goodreads does not delete out-of-print books or editions. Please see

Edits contrary to policy have been reverted.

message 7: by rivka, Librarian Moderator (new)

rivka | 43589 comments Mod
If the Kindle edition listed has something other than the current cover, a new alternate cover edition can be added.

message 8: by Nicolas (new)

Nicolas Landes | 3 comments Hi,

Perhaps actions following my requests on this thread, some changes now appear for El Teatro de los Monstruos by Viviana Cordero, which are INCORRECT.

1. ISBN 13 9789942355560 is a KINDLE edition, NOT a paperback, as it now appears.

2. For this same ISBN, the editor is EL ANGEL Editor, NOT Libresa as it appears.

Thanks for the corrections.

message 9: by rivka, Librarian Moderator (new)

rivka | 43589 comments Mod
Kindle editions have ASINs, not ISBNs. Was that ISBN used to sell the ebook anywhere other than on Amazon?

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