Book series and the copyright problem

In this (not my blog) shows a future problem for publishers and one i have hit as quite a few of the books i like have sequels.  Iain M Banks has this problem so reading his s/f series from scratch is not going to happen.

Copyright is meant to make authors rewarded.  However if one cannot buy/lend the specific series titles (Banks started in the 1980’s)  then how is this making his estate rich ? being deceased.

This problem and focus on sequels shows that copyright has lost the plot and publishers would rather not pay authors,

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