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The Cleveland Way by Ian Sampson
North Downs Way by Colin Saunders
North Downs Way by Neil Curtis
Offa's Dyke Path North: Knighton to Prestatyn by Ernie Kay
Offa's Dyke Path South: Chepstow to Knighton by Ernie Kay
Peddars Way and the Norfolk Coast Path by Bruce Robinson
South Downs Way by Paul Millmore
South West Coast Path: Exmouth to Poole by Roland Tarr
South West Coast Path: Falmouth to Exmouth (National Trail Guides) by Brian Le Messurier
The Ridgeway by Anthony Burton4
South West Coast Path : Minehead to Padstow by Roland Tarr8
South West Coast Path: Padstow to Falmouth (National Trail Guides) by John Macadam9
Pembrokeshire Coast Path by Brian John11
The Thames Path (National Trail Guides) by David Sharp16

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How do series work?

To create a series or add a work to it, go to a "work" page. The "Common Knowledge" section now includes a "Series" field. Enter the name of the series to add the book to it.

Works can belong to more than one series. In some cases, as with Chronicles of Narnia, disagreements about order necessitate the creation of more than one series.

Tip: If the series has an order, add a number or other descriptor in parenthesis after the series title (eg., "Chronicles of Prydain (book 1)"). By default, it sorts by the number, or alphabetically if there is no number. If you want to force a particular order, use the | character to divide the number and the descriptor. So, "(0|prequel)" sorts by 0 under the label "prequel."

What isn't a series?

Series was designed to cover groups of books generally understood as such (see Wikipedia: Book series). Like many concepts in the book world, "series" is a somewhat fluid and contested notion. A good rule of thumb is that series have a conventional name and are intentional creations, on the part of the author or publisher. For now, avoid forcing the issue with mere "lists" of works possessing an arbitrary shared characteristic, such as relating to a particular place. Avoid series that cross authors, unless the authors were or became aware of the series identification (eg., avoid lumping Jane Austen with her continuators).

Also avoid publisher series, unless the publisher has a true monopoly over the "works" in question. So, the Dummies guides are a series of works. But the Loeb Classical Library is a series of editions, not of works.

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