- A sequence of novels that shows development of plot or
character from book to book. Most works listed here fit
- Novels that share a cast of characters or location, where
chronology may be minimal or problematic - e.g., many mystery
- A group of novels that were conceived as a series by the
author, such as Durrell's Alexandria Quartet.
eSequels indexes U.S. and British series novels and European series that have been translated into English. In print and out of print series are included to facilitate interlibrary loan and reference. eSequels does not cover children's books, short story collections or non-fiction, except anecdotally within an an annotation. Editions listed are the first American hardcover or paperback editions unless otherwise noted.
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balance considerations of quality and popularity, within the
limits of our objectivity.
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