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message 1: by Angel (last edited Aug 25, 2016 01:50PM) (new)

Angel (mnemosyne) | 48 comments Someone has duplicated an author (and therefore a lot of books) with the author's name spelled incorrectly.
The incorrectly spelled version is here:

The correct author is here:

There are more, of course, people appear to love mangling Hermann Hesse.

Incorrectly spelled author:

Incorrectly spelled author:

Correct author:

And then there's this entry, where the author has no first name, and some books are by Hermann Hesse, though others books linked here are not:

message 2: by rivka, Librarian Moderator (last edited Aug 25, 2016 01:50PM) (new)

rivka | 41003 comments Mod
I believe I have fixed up Ms. Braun. I'd add a birth year, but it doesn't seem to be possible to add a year without also adding month and day.

message 3: by rivka, Librarian Moderator (last edited Aug 25, 2016 01:50PM) (new)

rivka | 41003 comments Mod
I fixed the first two incorrect Hesses. Someone with far more familiarity with his works than I is going to have to tackle that last mess.

message 4: by Anna (last edited Aug 25, 2016 01:50PM) (new)

Anna | 22 comments It's all the same Hermann Hesse. I changed the name on the author profile, will look over the editions later.

message 5: by Anna (last edited Aug 25, 2016 01:52PM) (new)

Anna | 22 comments I have combined (and un-combined) some of Hesse's books. But there are a lot of studymaterial (cliff notes, analyses, interpretations etc) out there, so someone whose German is better than mine might want to look over that as I left a lot of editions uncombined for fearof combining any of those.

Also, anyone who speaks Arabic - the Arabic translations are completely separate from the other versions. My Arabic just isn't up to par. :)

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