Šum Času | The Noise of Time (Artforum, 2016; Slovak)


Notes on this edition: Šum Času | The Noise of Time.  Artforum, 2016. Pp. 164. Translated by Ján Litvák. ISBN: 9788081501531. (Slovak).

Hardbound in plain, uncovered boards with paper to spine. Title and text printed in black ink. Designed with decorative end pages featuring brown and orange/red imagery. On the front end pages, the image suggests a packed suitcase and, on the back end pages, the number 2,000,000,000 at the top, a reference to a quote by Shostakovich used in the novel. Design and layout by Palo Bálik.

El ruido del tiempo | The Noise of Time (Editorial Anagrama, 2016; Spanish)


Notes on this edition: El ruido del tiempo | The Noise of Time. Barcelona: Editorial Anagrama, 2016. Pp. 199. 22 cm. Translated by Jaime Zulaika. ISBN: 9788433979551. (Spanish).

The example featured above is the second printing of the Spanish translation of Julian Barnes’s novel The Noise of Time. It features a red wrap-around promotional band that also states the copy is a second edition.

The example below is the third printing of the same edition. In addition to the copyright page, the promotional band also states the edition.

Buka Vremena | The Noise of Time (Opus Gradna, 2017; Croatian)


Notes on this edition: Buka Vremena | The Noise of Time. Zagreb: Opus Gradna, 2017. Pp. 176. Translated by Bartol Fuchs. ISBN: 9789538124037. (Croatian).

Arthur & George (Compactos Anagrama, 2017; Spanish)


Notes on this edition: Arthur & George. Barcelona: Compactos Anagrama, 2017. Translated by Jaime Zulaika. ISBN: 9788433973245. (Spanish).

The second printing of Editorial Anagrama’s “Compactos” edition was published in April 2017. The first printing was in June 2008.

Niveles de vida | Levels of Life (Compactos Anagrama, 2017; Spanish)


Notes on this edition: Niveles de vida | Levels of Life. Barcelona: Compactos Anagrama, 2017. 21 cm. Translated by Jaime Zulaika. ISBN: 9788433960023. (Spanish).

This example is the first Compact edition of Levels of Life, published in June 2017.

El sentido de un final | The Sense of an Ending (Compactos Anagrama, 2017; Spanish)


Notes on this edition: El sentido de un final | The Sense of an Ending. Barcelona: Editorial Anagrama Compactos, 2017. Pp. 186. 21 cm. Translated by Jaime Zulaika. ISBN: 9788433977373. (Spanish).

This example of the “Compactos” edition is the third printing published in July 2017.

Hoogteverschillen | Levels of Life (Uitgeverij Atlas Contact, 2017; Dutch)


Notes on this edition: Hoogteverschillen | Levels of Life. Amsterdam: Uitgeverij Atlas Contact, 2017. Pp. 127. 21 cm. Translated by Ronald Vlek. ISBN: 9789025441425. (Dutch).

This example is of the sixth printing in April 2017. The first edition was published in May 2013.

Flaubertův papoušek | Flaubert’s Parrot (Odeon, 2016; Czech)


Notes on this edition: Flaubertův papoušek | Flaubert’s Parrot. Prague: Odeon, 2016. Pp. 249. 21 cm. Translated by Miloš Urban. ISBN: 9788020717153. (Czech).

Hukot času | The Noise of Time (Odeon, 2017; Czech)


Notes on this edition: Hukot času | The Noise of Time. Prague: Odeon, 2017. Pp. 198. 21 cm. Translated by Petr Fantys. ISBN: 9788020717627. (Czech).

Alsof het voorbij is | The Sense of an Ending (Uitgeverij Atlas Contact, 2017; Dutch)


Notes on this edition: Alsof het voorbij is | The Sense of an Ending. Amsterdam: Uitgeverij Atlas Contact, 2017. Pp. 158. 21 cm. Translated by Ronald Vlek. ISBN: 9789025450571. (Dutch).