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The Adventures of Sexton Blake by Dirk Maggs
Beat On An Orange Drum by Desmond Reid
The case of the stag at bay (Sexton Blake library) by Wilfred McNeilly
The Casebook of Sexton Blake by D. S. Davies
Death in the Top Twenty by Wilfred McNeilly
Frenzy in the Flesh by Desmond Reid
The Missing Millionaire by Harry Blyth1
Sexton Blake - Wanted for Questioning - 5th Series Number 8 by Wilfred McNeilly
The Sexton Blake Casebook by Mike Higgs
Sexton Blake Wins (Classic Thrillers) by Jack Adrian
Sexton Blake: Detective by George Mann

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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.

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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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