Notes on this edition: “A London View” by Julian Barnes. Granta 65 (Spring 1999): 176-177. Barnes recalls his early memories of the Metropolitan, Bakerloo and District tube lines.
Notes on this edition: Going to the Dogs. London: Orion Books, 2015. Pp. 229. 23 cm. ISBN: 9781409150275
Orion Books republished all four Dan Kavanagh novels in hardback and paperback. This is the Orion paperback edition of the fourth Kavanagh novel Going to the Dogs, originally published by Viking (1987).
Notes on this edition: Putting the Boot In. London: Orion Books, 2015. Pp. 209. 23 cm. ISBN: 9781409150244
Orion Books republished all four Dan Kavanagh novels in hardback and paperback. This is the Orion paperback edition of the third Kavanagh novel Putting the Boot In, originally published by Jonathan Cape (1985).
Notes on this edition: Fiddle City. London: Orion Books, 2015. Pp. 194. 23 cm. ISBN: 9781409150213
Orion Books republished all four Dan Kavanagh novels in hardback and paperback. This is the Orion paperback edition of the second Kavanagh novel Fiddle City, originally published by Jonathan Cape (1980).
Notes on this edition: First edition – London: Jonathan Cape, 1980. £4.95. Print run: 4000.
Julian Barnes’s first book publication under the pseudonym Dan Kavanagh. Published the same year as Barnes’s first literary novel Metroland (1980).
Note in the images that Cape price clipped the front flap of the dust jacket and affixed price tags of £8.95 and £9.95. Both jackets were placed on first edition texts, showing the publisher’s increased sales price over time. Included in the images are two signatures, both as “Dan Kavanagh”, but one showing the Kavanagh “flare” Barnes typically uses when signing as his pseudonym. The second “Dan Kavanagh” appears in Barnes’s normal hand, which is unusual for his pseudonym signature.
Title Page: Duffy | Dan Kavanagh | [Jonathan Cape device] | JONATHAN CAPE | THIRTY BEDFORD SQUARE LONDON
Copyright Page: First published 1980 | Copyright © by Dan Kavanagh 1980 | Jonathan Cape Ltd, 30 Bedford Square, London WC1 | British Library Cataloguing in Publication Data | Kavanagh, Dan | Duffy | I. Title | 823’.9’1F PR6061.A89/ | ISBN 0 224 01822 1 | Printed in Great Britain by | Lowe & Brydone Printers Ltd, Thetford, Norfolk
Collation: 19.7 x 12.8 cm. Pp. [i-iv, 1-6] 7-180 [181-188]. [i]: pasted to board. [ii-iv]: blank. : ‘Duffy’. : blank. : title page. : copyright page. : ‘To Pat Kavanagh’. : blank. 7-180: text. : text. [182-187]: blank. : pasted to board.
General description: Binding 20.5 x 13.5 cm. Black boards, gold blocked on spine. No endpapers (outer leaves pasted down). Black dust jacket lettered in pink, yellow and white, with a color drawing of a woman’s foot in a pink high-heel shoe. No author photograph.
Notes on this edition: Fein gehackt und grob gewüfelt: der Pedant in der Küche | The Pedant in the Kitchen. Köln: Kiepenheuer & Witsch, 2004. Pp. 158. 20 cm. Translated by Gertraude Krueger with illustrations by Joe Berger. ISBN: 3462034197
Notes on this edition: Cross Channel. London: Picador, 1996. Pp. 224. £4.99. ISBN: 9780330349161
First Picador paperback edition with cover similar to the first UK hardback edition.
Notes on this edition: Dix ans après | Love, etc. Paris: Mercure de France, 2002. Pp. 253. Translated by Jean-Pierre Aoustin. ISBN: 9782715222236
Published in December 2001, Dix ans après is the French translation of Julian Barnes’s novel Love, etc, which is a sequel to the novel Talking It Over. Interestingly, Talking It Over was translated into French with under the title Love, etc.
Notes on this edition: The Sense of an Ending. London: Vintage, 2017.
This edition was produced as a special movie tie-in promotion conducted in conjunction with the Daily Telegraph.
Also featured is a promotional, movie tie-in bookmark.