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    Today, I got The Tomb; Japanese rare stuff first edition Vol.2. I had already Vol.1, so this is perfect!

    (Sorry about bad photo...cause of cheap digital camera)
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    Quote Originally Posted by Kenji Asakura
    Today, I got The Tomb; Japanese rare stuff first edition Vol.2. I had already Vol.1, so this is perfect!

    (Sorry about bad photo...cause of cheap digital camera)
    THE TOMB was published in 2 volumes in Japan?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bluesman Mike Lindner
    THE TOMB was published in 2 volumes in Japan?

    Yes it is! And not only The Tomb. The Keep, Reprisal, NightWorld, Black Wind, Sibs, The Touch, Virgin, Legacies, All the Rage,...those books are all 2 volumes.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Kenji Asakura
    Yes it is! And not only The Tomb. The Keep, Reprisal, NightWorld, Black Wind, Sibs, The Touch, Virgin, Legacies, All the Rage,...those books are all 2 volumes.
    Well, Kenji, I hope that means Paul is getting twice the royalties. But knowing how sleazy the publishing world is, I somehow doubt it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Kenji Asakura
    Yes it is! And not only The Tomb. The Keep, Reprisal, NightWorld, Black Wind, Sibs, The Touch, Virgin, Legacies, All the Rage,...those books are all 2 volumes.
    Are these books edited in some way to make the two part version work better or are they just... well, split in two at the half-way point?

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    I know the Star Wars New Jedi Order Books were published in Japan, in the split format. That was 19 novels, with cover art by Tsuyoshi Nagano.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bluesman Mike Lindner
    Well, Kenji, I hope that means Paul is getting twice the royalties. But knowing how sleazy the publishing world is, I somehow doubt it.
    Yeah, I know. I know what you mean.....

    Japanese publishers are always such a things doing. Do you know what is bad things? Next is true story.

    When I went to used book store, even if I found Usher's Passing, it was only vol.2, and I couldn't find out vol.1......what a terrible feeling! (But now, finally, I got both of vol.1 and vol.2)

    Anyway, I hate two part version.

    Tell me FPW, what do you think about two part version? Do you like? or dislike?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Paul R
    Are these books edited in some way to make the two part version work better or are they just... well, split in two at the half-way point?
    I think it's half-way point.

    For example, next is last scenes of The Keep vol.1.

    Kuza:"I am on your side,Molasar! Please trust me!"
    Molasar:"I am watching you, all right? If I can trust you,I will give you another chance. But if you betray me, I will kill you."

    *I'm not sure this dialogue would be correct. Because I don't know original dialogue in English, so I translated it from Japanese to English. Anyway, this is last scenes of vol.1.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Tyson
    I know the Star Wars New Jedi Order Books were published in Japan, in the split format. That was 19 novels, with cover art by Tsuyoshi Nagano.
    Wow!! Why do you know Japanese edition of Star Wars and cover artist? Is he famous?
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    Kenji, I know about the split Star Wars Editions because I read a Magazine called Star Wars Insider, and there was an article that talked about all 19 books. For each book they showed the 2 halves of the Japanese version. I don't like the idea of splitting a novel in 2, but the artwork for this series is alot cooler than the American editions.

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