Notes on this edition: Julian Barnes. “Georges Simenon Returns.” Maigret and the Penguin Books. London: Penguin Collectors’ Society, 2015. Pp. 111 + . 18 x 11.2 cm. ISBN: 9780993110634.
Julian Barnes’s essay appears on pp. 8-16.
The book also contains the following: “Penguin and Maigret: A Little Publishing History” by James Mackay; “The Maigret Books in Penguin: An Illustrated Historical Bibliography;” Sources, further reading and acknowledgements.
Notes on this edition: David Rees – Bruce Chatwin, Martin Amis, Julian Barnes: A Bibliography of Their First Editions. London: Colophon Press, 1992. Pp. 24. ISBN (numbered edition): 1874122024; (lettered edition): 1874122032.
An early bibliography of Julian Barnes’s works from Metroland to Talking It Over, including his novels written under the pseudonym Dan Kavanagh.
Number 2 in the Colophon Press Bibliography Series, published on 14 February 1992. Published in an edition of 250 numbered copies, with an additional 26 signed copies lettered A-Z.