Der Rabe No. 47 (Haffmans, 1996)


Notes on this edition: 

Julian Barnes. “Verbindungswewe,” “Dirty Story: Die Entstehung der Madame Bovary” & “Allseits akzeptierte Ansichten.” Der Rabe: Magazin fur jede , No. 47, Zürich: Haffmans Verlag, 1996. Pp. 253 + [3]. 17.9 x 10.8 cm. ISBN: 3251100475.

Julian Barnes contributes three works to this issue of Der Rabe, also known as “Der Flaubert-Rabe.”

“Verbindungswewe” (pp. [107]-125; translated by Gertraude Krueger)

“Dirty Story: Die Entstehung der Madame Bovary” (pp. [144]-149; translated from the English by Volker Kriegel)

“Allseits akzeptierte Ansichten.” (pp. [200]-204;  translated by Michael Walter and Volker Kriegel)

Von Büchern & Menschen (Frankfurter Verlagsanstalt, 1988; German)


Notes on this edition: Julian Barnes. “Zehn Vorschläge.” Von Büchern & Menschen. Frankfurt am Main: Frankfurter Verlagsanstalt, 1988. Pp. 176. 18 x 10.8 cm. ISBN: 3627500024. (German).

Julian Barnes’s contribution, an excerpt from Flaubert’s Parrot, appears on pp. 96-99 and is translated by Michael Walter.

Vor meiner Zeit | Before She Met Me (Heyne, 1994; German)


Notes on this edition: Vor meiner Zeit | Before She Met Me. Munich: Wilhelm Heyne, 1994. Pp. 247 [248]. 18 x 11.5 cm. Translated by Michael Walter. ISBN: 3453075366. (German).

Vor meiner Zeit | Before She Met Me (Rowohlt, 1998; German)


Notes on this edition: Vor meiner Zeit | Before She Met Me. Reinbek bei Hamburg: Rowohlt, 1998. Pp. 189 [190] + [2]. 19 x 11.5 cm. Translated by Michael Walter. ISBN: 3499221276. (German).

German “pocket book” edition.

Vor Meiner Zeit | Before She Met Me (Kiepenheuer & Witsch, 2007; German)


Notes on this edition: Vor Meiner Zeit | Before She Met Me. Cologne: Kiepenheuer & Witsch, 2007. Pp. 247 [248]. 19 x 12.3 cm. Translated by Michael Walter. ISBN: 9783462600032. (German).

Als sie mich noch nicht kannte | Before She Met Me (Haffmans, 1990; German)


Notes on this edition: Als sie mich noch nicht kannte | Before She Met Me. Zürich: Haffmans Verlag, 1990. Pp. 247 [248] + [8]. 18 x 10.8 cm. Translated by Michael Walter. ISBN: 3251010964. (German).

Flauberts Papagei | Flaubert’s Parrot (btb, 2004; German)


Notes on this edition: Flauberts Papagei | Flaubert’s Parrot. Munich: btb, 2004. Pp. 235 + [5]. 18.6 x 11.7 cm. Translated by Michael Walter. ISBN: 3442731178. (German).

Flauberts Papagei | Flaubert’s Parrot (Haffmans Verlag, 1989; German)


Notes on this edition: Flauberts Papagei | Flaubert’s Parrot. Zürich: Haffmans Verlag, 1989. Pp. 277 [278] + [10]. 18 x 11 cm. Translated by Michael Walter. ISBN: 3251010263. (German).

The example presented here is the 2nd printing of the Haffmans paperback edition. Below is an example of the 4th printing.

Flauberts Papagei | Flaubert’s Parrot (Haffmans, 1993; German)


Notes on this edition: Flauberts Papagei | Flaubert’s Parrot. Zürich: Haffmans, 1993. Pp. 277 [278] + [10]. 18.4 x 11.2 cm. Translated by Michael Walter. ISBN: 3251300148. (German).

Flauberts Papagei | Flaubert’s Parrot (Wilhelm Heyne Verlag, 1993; German)


Notes on this edition: Flauberts Papagei | Flaubert’s Parrot. Munich: Wilhelm Heyne Verlag, 1993. Pp. 277 [278] + [4]. 18 x 11.5 cm. Translated by Michael Walter. ISBN: 3453063570. (German).

[The title page photo is blurry; Additional examples are being sought to correct this issue. Thank you.]