Notes on this edition: Una storia del mondo in 10 capitoli e ½ | A History of the World in 10½ Chapters. Torino: Einaudi, 1997. Pp. 347. 20 cm. Translated by Riccardo Mainardi. ISBN: 8806143107. (Italian).
Paperback edition of the Italian translation of Julian Barnes’s A History of the World in 10½ Chapters. Part of the Einaudi Tascabili series (#439).
Notes on this edition: A History of the World in 10½ Chapters. London: Vintage, 2016. Pp. 309. 18 cm. ISBN: 9781784871376. £5.99
This edition features a special cover designed as part of a “Vintage Classics” series of publications issued by the publisher. Cover art for other titles in the series are printed to the inside front cover (as shown). The book is formatted in a smaller size than typical Vintage publications.
Page numbering stops at p. 309, but a series of blank pages at the end of this edition places the total pages at .
Notes on this edition: The Sense of an Ending. New York: Vintage International, 2017. ISBN: 9780525434665
Movie Tie-In edition in connection with the theatrical release of the film adaptation of Julian Barnes’s The Sense of an Ending. The copyright page states the publication date as May 2012, but the covers were updated as of 2017.
The film is directed by Ritesh Batra and written by Nick Payne. The film stars Jim Broadbent, Charlotte Rampling, Harriet Walter, Emily Mortimer and Michelle Dockery.
Notes on this edition: “One of a Kind.” Peterborough: RNIB, [nd].
The Royal National Institute of Blind People published Julian Barnes’s short story “One of a Kind” along with three other short stories. Spiral bound, the cover is labelled “Short Stories 158”. No printed publication date.
Barnes’s short story “One of a Kind” was originally published in the London Review of Books, Vol. 4, No. 3, 18 February 1982, pp. 23-24.
This edition inscribed “One of Ryan’s more obscure discoveries – all good wishes – Julian Barnes”.
Notes on this edition: Nothing to Be Frightened Of. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2008. Uncorrected Proof of the American edition bound in pale grey paper cover with black lettering. Provisional publication date set for “5 September 2008” with a list price of $24. Loosely inserted are two promotional items: one blue sheet of paper with blurbs from British press and a stapled copy of a profile/interview with Julian Barnes by Kate Summerscale.
Notes on this edition: Levels of Life. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2013. Uncorrected Proof of the American edition bound in pale yellow paper cover with black lettering. Provisional publication date set for “26 September 2013” with a list price of $22.95.