Series: Roger Bennion

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Death Off the Fairway by Herbert Adams1
The Old Jew Mystery by Herbert Adams2
A Single Hair by Herbert Adams3
Black death by Herbert Adams4
The damned spot by Herbert Adams5
The Nineteenth Hole Mystery by Herbert Adams6
The Case of the Stolen Bridegroom by Herbert Adams7
The Chief Witness by Herbert Adams8
Signal for invasion by ADAMS H12
Victory song by Herbert Adams13
Four Winds by Herbert Adams14
Writing on the Wall / Peintres et poètes : Molly Lamb Bobak, M. Travis Lane by Beaverbrook Art Gallery15
Crime Wave at Little Cornford by Herbert Adams17
Dean's Daughter by Herbert Adams19
Exit the Skeleton by Herbert Adams21
The Judas Kiss by Herbert Adams24
Death of a Viewer by Herbert Adams27

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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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