“Gardeners’ World” (Zoetrope, Winter 2010)


Notes on this item: Julian Barnes. “Gardeners’ World.” Zoetrope: All-Story, vol. 14, no. 4, Winter 2010: 50-65.

Julian Barnes’s short story was later published in Pulse.

Pulse | Unbound Author’s Typescript, 2011


Notes on this edition: Julian Barnes. Pulse, 2011. Unbound copy of the author’s typescript as presented to Jonathan Cape. This copy of the typescript was provided by the author’s publisher and contains corrections in the author’s hand.  [iv] + 229 sheets printed to one side only.

Pulse (Alfred A. Knopf, 2011)


Notes on this edition: First edition – New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2011. $25.00. 

Descriptive Bibliography: 

Title Page: Pulse | Julian Barnes | [in light gray under author’s name] lse | [Alfred A. Knopf device] | Alfred A. Knopf | NEW YORK · 2011

Copyright Page: [Borzoi device] | THIS IS A BORZOI BOOK | PUBLISHED BY ALFRED A. KNOPF | Copyright © 2011 by Julian Barnes | All rights reserved. Published in the United States by Alfred A. Knopf, | a division of Random House, Inc., New York. | www.aaknopf.com | Knopf, Borzoi, and the colophon are registered trademarks | of Random House, Inc. | Originally published in Great Britain by Jonathan Cape, | The Random House Group Limited, London. | Some of the stories in this work were previously published in | slightly different form in the following: “Harmony” and “Marriage | Lines” in Granta; “At Phil & Joanna’s I: 60/40” and “Sleeping with | John Updike” in the Guardian; “Complicity,” “East Wind,” “The | Limner,” and “Trespass” in The New Yorker; and “At Phil & Joanna’s 2: | Marmalade” in The Sunday Times. | Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data | Barnes, Julian. | Pulse / Julian Barnes.—1st American ed. | p.  cm. | ISBN 978-0-307-59526-3 | I. Title. | PR6052.A6657P85 2011 | 823’.914—dc22 2011002736 | This is a work of fiction. Names, characters, places, and incidents | either are the product of the author’s imagination or are used | fictitiously. Any resemblance to actual persons, living or dead, events, | or locales is entirely coincidental. | Jacket image: Le Malade Imaginaire by Honoré Daumier. Private | Collection. Giraudon / The Bridgeman Art Library International | Jacket design by Carol Devine Carson | Manufactured in the United States of America | First United States Edition

Collation: 21.3 x 14.3 cm. Pp. [i-x, 1-3] 4-18 [19] 20-32 [33] 34-47 [48] 49-60 [61] 62-78 [79] 80-92 [93] 94-105 [106] 107-120 [121] 122-128 [129-131] 132-144 [145] 146-157 [158] 159-184 [185] 186-195 [196] 197-227 [228-230]. [i]: blank. [ii]: ‘BY THE SAME AUTHOR | FICTION | Metroland | Before She Met Me | Flaubert’s Parrot | Staring at the Sun | A History of the World In 10½ Chapters | Talking It Over | The Porcupine | Cross Channel | England, England | Love, Etc. | The Lemon Table | Arthur & George | NON-FICTION | Letters From London 1990–1995 | Something to Declare | The Pedant in the Kitchen | Nothing to Be Frightened Of | TRANSLATION | In the Land of Pain by Alphonse Daudet’. [iii]: ‘Pulse’. [iv]: ‘Pu’. [v]: title page. [vi]: copyright page. [vii]: ‘for Pat’. [viii]: blank. [ix]: [Contents]. [x]: blank. [1]: ‘One’. [2]: blank. 3-128: text. [129]: ‘Two’. [130]: blank. [131]-227: text. [228]: blank. [229]: [‘A NOTE ABOUT THE AUTHOR’]. [230]: [‘A NOTE ON THE TYPE’].

General description: Binding 21.9 x 14.8 cm. Red cloth boards stamped in gold lettering to spine. White endpapers. Deckled or ‘uncut’ fore edge. Back flap of dust jacket features an author photograph by Ellen Warner. Jacket design by Carol Devine Carson.

Stories included: East Wind | At Phil & Joanna’s 1: 60/40 | Sleeping with John Updike | At Phil & Joanna’s 2: Marmalade | Gardeners’ World | At Phil & Joanna’s 3: Look, No Hands | Trespass | At Phil & Joanna’s 4: One in Five | Marriage Lines | The Limner | Complicity | Harmony | Carcassonne | Pulse

Pulse (Jonathan Cape, 2011)


Notes on this edition: First edition – London: Jonathan Cape, 2011. £16.99. 

Descriptive Bibliography: 

Title Page: PULSE | [line] | Julian Barnes | [Jonathan Cape device] | JONATHAN CAPE | LONDON

Copyright Page: Published by Jonathan Cape 2011 | 2 4 6 8 10 9 7 5 3 1 | Copyright © Julian Barnes 2011 | Julian Barnes has asserted his right under the Copyright, Designs and | Patents Act 1988 to be identified as the author of this work | This book is sold subject to the condition that it shall not, by way of | trade or otherwise, be lent, resold, hired out, or otherwise circulated without | the publisher’s prior consent in any form of binding or cover other than that in | which it is published and without a similar condition, including this | condition, being imposed on the subsequent purchaser | This is a work of fiction. Names, characters, places, and incidents either are the product | of the author’s imagination or are used fictitiously, and any resemblance to actual | persons, living or dead, businesses, companies, events, or locales is entirely coincidental. | While the author has made every effort to provide accurate telephone numbers and | Internet addresses at the time of publication, neither the publisher nor the author | assumes any responsibility for errors, or for changes that occur after publication. | Further, the publisher does not have any control over and does not assume any | responsibility for author or third-party websites or their content. | First published in Great Britain in 2011 by | Jonathan Cape | Random House, 20 Vauxhall Bridge Road, | London SW1V 2SA | www.rbooks.co.uk | Addresses for companies within The Random House Group Limited can be found at: | www.randomhouse.co.uk/offices.htm | The Random House Group Limited Reg. No. 954009 | A CIP catalogue record for this book | is available from the British Library | ISBN 9780224091084 | ISBN 9780224093408 (Waterstone’s Limited Edition) | [FSC® logo] | The Random House Group Limited supports The Forest Stewardship | Council (FSC), the leading international forest certification organisation. All our | titles that are printed on Greenpeace approved FSC certified paper carry the FSC logo. | Our paper procurement policy can be found at: www.rbooks.co.uk/environment | Typeset in Bembo by Palimpsest Book Production Limited, | Falkirk, Stirlingshire | | Printed and bound in Great Britain by | Clays Ltd, St Ives plc

Collation: 21.5 x 13.6 cm. Pp. [i-viii, 1-3] 4-18 [19] 20-32 [33] 34-47 [48] 49-60 [61] 62-78 [79] 80-92 [93] 94-105 [106] 107-120 [121] 122-127 [128-131] 132-144 [145] 146-157 [158] 159-184 [185] 186-195 [196] 197-228 [229-232]. [i]: ‘PULSE | [line]’. [ii]: ‘By the same author | FICTION | Metroland | Before She Met Me | Flaubert’s Parrot | Staring At The Sun | A History Of The World In 10½ Chapters | Talking It Over | The Porcupine | Cross Channel | England, England | Love, Etc | The Lemon Table | Arthur & George | NON-FICTION | Letters From London 1990–1995 | Something To Declare | The Pedant In The Kitchen | Nothing To Be Frightened Of | TRANSLATION | In The Land Of Pain | by Alphonse Daudet’. [iii]: title page. [iv]: copyright page. [v]: ‘for Pat’. [vi]: [previous publication information]. [vii]: [Contents]. [viii]: blank. [1]: ‘ONE | [line]’. [2]: blank. 3-[128]: text. [129]: ‘TWO | [line]’. [130]: blank. [131]-228: text. [229]: blank. [229-232]: blank.

General description: Binding 22.2 x 14.3 cm. Black cloth boards stamped in silver lettering to spine. Dark grey endpapers. Trimmed fore edge. Back flap of dust jacket features an author photograph by Alan Edwards. Jacket design by Suzanne Dean.

Stories included: East Wind | At Phil & Joanna’s 1: 60/40 | Sleeping with John Updike | At Phil & Joanna’s 2: Marmalade | Gardeners’ World | At Phil & Joanna’s 3: Look, No Hands | Trespass | At Phil & Joanna’s 4: One in Five | Marriage Lines | The Limner | Complicity | Harmony | Carcassonne | Pulse

Pulse (Random House Canada, 2011)


Notes on this edition: First Canadian edition – Toronto: Random House Canada, 2011. $29.95.

Descriptive Bibliography: 

Title Page: Pulse | Julian Barnes | [in light gray under author’s name] lse | [Random House Canada device] | Random House Canada

Copyright Page: PUBLISHED BY RANDOM HOUSE CANADA | Copyright © 2011 Julian Barnes | All rights reserved under International and Pan-American Copyright | Conventions. No part of this book may be reproduced in any form | or by any electronic or mechanical means, including information | storage and retrieval systems, without permission in writing from | the publisher, except by a reviewer, who may quote brief passages | in a review. Published in 2011 by Random House Canada, a division | of Random House of Canada Limited, Toronto, and simultaneously | in the United States of America by Random House, Inc., New York. | Distributed in Canada by Random House of Canada Limited. | www.randomhouse.ca | Random House Canada and colophon are registered trademarks. | This book is a work of fiction. Names, characters, places, and | incidents either are the product of the author’s imagination or are | used fictitiously. Any resemblance to actual persons, living or dead, | events, or locales is entirely coincidental. | Some of the stories in this work were previously published in | slightly different form in the following: “Harmony” and “Marriage | Lines” in Granta; “At Phil & Joanna’s I: 60/40” and “Sleeping with | John Updike” in the Guardian; “Complicity,” “East Wind,” “The | Limner,” and “Trespass” in The New Yorker; and “At Phil & Joanna’s 2: | Marmalade” in The Sunday Times. | Library and Archives Canada Cataloguing in Publication | Barnes, Julian | Pulse / Julian Barnes. | Short Stories. | Issued also in an electronic format. | ISBN 978-0-307-35960-5 | I. Title. | PR6052.A6657P85 2011   823’.914 C2010-907199-9 | Printed and bound in the United States of America | 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1

Collation: 21.3 x 14.3 cm. Pp. [i-x, 1-3] 4-18 [19] 20-32 [33] 34-47 [48] 49-60 [61] 62-78 [79] 80-92 [93] 94-105 [106] 107-120 [121] 122-128 [129-131] 132-144 [145] 146-157 [158] 159-184 [185] 186-195 [196] 197-227 [228-230]. [i]: [blank]. [ii]: ‘BY THE SAME AUTHOR | FICTION | Metroland | Before She Met Me | Flaubert’s Parrot | Staring at the Sun | A History of the World In 10½ Chapters | Talking It Over | The Porcupine | Cross Channel | England, England | Love, Etc. | The Lemon Table | Arthur & George | NON-FICTION | Letters From London 1990–1995 | Something to Declare | The Pedant in the Kitchen | Nothing to Be Frightened Of | TRANSLATION | In the Land of Pain by Alphonse Daudet’. [iii]: ‘Pulse’. [iv]: ‘Pu’. [v]: title page. [vi]: copyright page. [vii]: ‘for Pat’. [viii]: blank. [ix]: [Contents]. [x]: blank. [1]: ‘One’. [2]: blank. 3-128: text. [129]: ‘Two’. [130]: blank. [131]-227: text. [228]: blank. [229]: [Author bio]. [230]: [A note on the text].

General description: Binding 21.8 x 14.6 cm. Black paper boards stamped in silver lettering to spine. White endpapers. Deckled or ‘uncut’ fore edge. Back flap of dust jacket features an author photograph by Alan Edwards. Jacket design by Suzanne Dean.

Unbefugtes Betreten | Pulse (btb, 2014; German)


Notes on this edition: Unbefugtes Betreten | Pulse. Munich: btb, 2014. Pp. 291 [292] + [12]. 18.7 x 11.7 cm. Translated by Gertraude Krueger and Thomas Bodmer. ISBN: 9783442747221. (German).

Puls | Pulse (Tiderne Skifter, 2014; Danish)


Notes on this edition: Puls | Pulse. Copenhagen: Tiderne Skifter, 2014. Pp. 237 + [3]. 21.8 x 13.8 cm. Translated by Claus Bech. ISBN: 9788779735064. (Danish).

Pulsations | Pulse (Mercure de France, 2011; France)


Notes on this edition: Pulsations | Pulse. Paris: Mercure de France, 2011. Pp. 272 + [16]. 20.3 x 13.8 cm. Translated by Jean-Pierre Aoustin. ISBN: 9782715231542. (France).

Pulso | Pulse (Rocco, 2013; Portuguese-Brazil)


Notes on this edition: Pulso | Pulse. Rio de Janeiro: Rocco, 2013. Pp. 237 + [3]. 20.7 x 14 cm. Translated by Christina Baum. ISBN: 9788532527677. (Portuguese-Brazil).

Pulsacions | Pulse (Angle Editorial, 2011; Catalan)


Notes on this edition: Pulsacions | Pulse. Barcelona: Angle Editorial, 2011. Pp. 268 [269] + [3]. 23 cm. Translated by Alexandre Gombau i Arnau. ISBN: 9788415002802. (Catalan).