Flaubert’s Parrot (Vintage Books, 2009)


Notes on this edition: Julian Barnes. Flaubert’s Parrot. London: Vintage Books, 2009. Pp. 190 + [2]. 19.8 x 13 cm. ISBN: 9780099540083.

In 2009, Julian Barnes changed paperback publishers from Picador to Vintage Books.

Von Büchern & Menschen (Frankfurter Verlagsanstalt, 1988; German)


Notes on this edition: Julian Barnes. “Zehn Vorschläge.” Von Büchern & Menschen. Frankfurt am Main: Frankfurter Verlagsanstalt, 1988. Pp. 176. 18 x 10.8 cm. ISBN: 3627500024. (German).

Julian Barnes’s contribution, an excerpt from Flaubert’s Parrot, appears on pp. 96-99 and is translated by Michael Walter.

Postcard | Flaubert’s Parrot (Jonathan Cape, 1984)


Notes on this item: Postcard promoting Julian Barnes’s novel Flaubert’s Parrot (Jonathan Cape, 1984). The postcard features a black and white reproduction of David Hockney’s Felicité Sleeping.

Papuga Flauberta | Flaubert’s Parrot (Czytelnik, 1992; Polish)


Notes on this edition: Julian Barnes. Papuga Flauberta | Flaubert’s Parrot. Warsaw: Czytelnik, 1992. Pp. 288 [289] + [3]. 15.1 x 10.1 cm. Translated by Adam Szymanowski. ISBN: 8307022428. (Polish).

Soho Square III | “Dirty Story: The Making of Madame Bovary” (Bloomsbury, 1990)


Notes on this edition: Julian Barnes. “Dirty Story: The Making of Madame Bovary” Soho Square III. Edited by Alberto Manguel. London: Bloomsbury, 1990. Pp. 287 + [1]. ISBN: 0747507163.

Julian Barnes’s contribution appears on pp. 62-65.

Flaubert’s Parrot | Uncorrected Proof (Jonathan Cape, 1984)


Notes on this edition: Julian Barnes. Flaubert’s Parrot. London: Jonathan Cape, 1984. Pp. 190 + [2]. 20.6 x 13.8 cm.

Uncorrected Proof in red paper covers with the Jonathan Cape logo, as pictured.

Flaubert’s Parrot | Unbound Proofs (Jonathan Cape, 1984; Author’s Copy)


Notes on this edition: Flaubert’s Parrot. London: Jonathan Cape, 1984.

This unbound, loose sheet uncorrected galley proof is from Julian Barnes’s personal collection. Printed on one side of each sheet, two pages per page, landscape format. The unbound proof text matches the bound uncorrected proofs. The proof text is altered in places in the first hardback edition by Jonathan Cape (1984).

Flaubert’in Papağanı | Flaubert’s Parrot (Can Yayınları, 1989; Turkish)


Notes on this edition: Flaubert’in Papağanı | Flaubert’s Parrot. Istanbul: Can Yayınları, 1989. Pp. 248. 19.5 x 12.6. Translated by Savkar Altinel. ISBN: 9755100350. (Turkish).

Flauberts papegøje | Flaubert’s Parrot (Tiderne Skifter, 1987; Danish)


Notes on this edition: Flauberts papegøje | Flaubert’s Parrot. Copenhagen: Tiderne Skifter, 1987. Pp. 223 + [1]. 21 x 13.2 cm. Translated by Lisbeth Hertel. ISBN: 8774452878. (Danish).

Flaubertin papukaija | Flaubert’s Parrot (WSOY, 1987; Finnish)


Notes on this edition: Flaubertin papukaija | Flaubert’s Parrot. Porvoo: WSOY, 1987. Pp. 277 [278] + [2]. 20.2 x 13.5 cm. Translated by Kristiina Drews. ISBN: 951014658x. (Finnish).