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To this day, her novels see regular reprints in economic dime novel format by genre fiction publisher Bastei Lübbe, making her the most popular female German writer by number of sold copies. It is estimated that by the time of her death in 1950, 80 million copies of her works had been sold. Throughout the 1970s, five of her novels were adapted as telemovies, made by and shown on Süddeutscher Rundfunk.