Notes on this edition: First edition – Julian Barnes. Nothing to Be Frightened of. Toronto: Random House Canada, 2008. £32.95.
Title Page: nothing | to be | frightened | of | [decorative rule] | Julian Barnes | [Random House Canada device] | RANDOM HOUSE CANADA
Copyright Page: Copyright © 2008 Julian Barnes | All rights reserved under International and Pan-American Copyright Conven- | tions. 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 2008 by Random House Canada, a | division of Random House of Canada Limited, and subsequently in the United | States by Alfred A. Knopf, a division of Random House, Inc., New York. | Distributed in Canada by Random House of Canada Limited. | Random House Canada and colophon are trademarks. | www.randomhouse.ca | Originally published in Great Britain by Jonathan Cape, an imprint of the | Random House Group Limited, London. | This book is a work of non-fiction based on the life, experiences and | recollections of the author. The author has stated to the publisher that the | contents of this book are true. | Permissions | ‘Aubade’, ‘Church Going’ and ‘Wants’ from Collected Poems by Philip Larkin | edited by Anthony Thwaite (The Marvell Press & Faber and Faber 2003). | Extracts from Changing Daylight by Eugene O’Kelly (© Eugene O’Kelly 2006) | reproduced by kind permission of McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. | Library and Archives Canada Cataloguing in Publication | Barnes, Julian | Nothing to be frightened of / Julian Barnes. | ISBN 978-0-307-35698-7 | I. Barnes, Julian. 2. Death. 3. Authors, English–20th century– | Biography. I. Title. | PR6052.A6657Z4 2008 823’.914 C2008-900646-1 | Typeset in Adobe Garamond by Palimpsest Book Production Limited, | Grangemouth, Stirlingshire | Printed and bound in the United States of America | 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1
Collation: 21.3 x 14.0 cm. Pp. [i-vi] 1-250. [i]: ‘nothing | to be | frightened | of | [decorative rule]’. [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 | Translation | IN THE LAND OF PAIN | by Alphonse Daudet’. [iii]: title page. [iv]: copyright page. [v]: ‘to P.’. [vi]: blank. 1-250: text.
General description: Binding 22.0 x 14.7 cm. Red cloth boards with gold lettering to the spine. White endpapers. Jacket design by CS Richardson with author photograph by Isolde Ohlbaum.