Pulse (Random House Canada, 2011)


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

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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).

Nabız | Pulse (Ayrıntı Yayınları, 2012; Turkish)


Notes on this edition: Nabız | Pulse. Istanbul: Ayrıntı Yayınları, 2012. Pp. 234 + [6]. 19.5 x 13 cm. Translated by Serdar Rifat Kırkoğlu. ISBN: 9789755396637. (Turkish).

Пулс | Pulse (Obsidian, 2011; Bulgarian)


Notes on this edition: Пулс | Pulse. Sofia: Obsidian, 2011. Pp. 269 [270] + [2]. 20 x 13 cm. Translated by Любомир Николов [Ljubomir Nikolov]. ISBN: 9789547692565. (Bulgarian).

Pulse | Limited Edition (Jonathan Cape, 2011)


Notes on this edition: Pulse. London: Jonathan Cape, 2011. Pp. 228.

Bound in illustrated boards with a decorative slip case, this limited edition was signed by the author in an edition of 500 copies. Shown here are both an unopened copy and a copy inscribed by the author “out of series” [Note: The name of the dedicatee has been removed from the image.]

Unbefugtes Betreten | Pulse (Kiepenheuer & Witsch, 2012; German)


Notes on this edition: Unbefugtes Betreten | Pulse. Cologne: Kiepenheuer & Witsch, 2012. Pp. 291. 21 cm. Translated by Gertraude Krueger and Thomas Bodmer. ISBN: 9783462044805. (German).