Notes on this edition: Going to the Dogs. London: Orion Books, 2015. Pp. 229. 23 cm. ISBN: 9781409150275
Orion Books republished all four Dan Kavanagh novels in hardback and paperback. This is the paperback edition of the fourth Kavanagh novel Going to the Dogs, originally published by Viking (1987).
Notes on this edition: Putting the Boot In. London: Orion Books, 2015. Pp. 209. 23 cm. ISBN: 9781409150244
Orion Books republished all four Dan Kavanagh novels in hardback and paperback. This is the paperback edition of the third Kavanagh novel Putting the Boot In, originally published by Jonathan Cape (1985).
Notes on this edition: Fiddle City. London: Orion Books, 2015. Pp. 194. 23 cm. ISBN: 9781409150213
Orion Books republished all four Dan Kavanagh novels in hardback and paperback. This is the paperback edition of the second Kavanagh novel Fiddle City, originally published by Jonathan Cape (1980).
Notes on this edition: Duffy. London: Orion Books, 2014. Pp. 192. 23 cm. ISBN: 9781409150176.
Orion Books republished all four Dan Kavanagh novels in hardback and paperback. This is the paperback edition of the first Kavanagh novel Duffy, originally published by Jonathan Cape (1980).
Notes on this edition: Cross Channel. London: Picador, 1996. Pp. 224. £4.99. ISBN: 9780330349161
First Picador paperback edition with cover similar to the first UK hardback edition.
Notes on this edition: Dix ans après | Love, etc. Paris: Mercure de France, 2002. Pp. 253. Translated by Jean-Pierre Aoustin. ISBN: 9782715222236
Published in December 2001, Dix ans après is the French translation of Julian Barnes’s novel Love, etc, which is a sequel to the novel Talking It Over. Interestingly, Talking It Over was translated into French with under the title Love, etc.
Notes on this edition: The Sense of an Ending. London: Vintage, 2017.
This edition was produced as a special movie tie-in promotion conducted in conjunction with the Daily Telegraph.
Also featured is a promotional, movie tie-in bookmark.
Notes on this edition: “Evermore” in The Penguin Book of First World War Stories. New York: Penguin Books, 2007. Pp. 401. ISBN: 9780141442150
Julian Barnes’s short story “Evermore” is published on pages 345-361.
Notes on this edition: Talking It Over. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1991. Uncorrected proof in light blue paper covers. As a promotional item, Knopf produced a separate, white proof signed by Julian Barnes that was housed in a black paper “box sleeve”. The proof presented here is the standard proof that precedes the special proof.
Shown in the photos are three versions of the uncorrected proof. The first is a standard copy without markings. Another is the printer’s or “Press Copy”, which features printing information on the cover and text block indicating the color of paper to be used while printing the proofs. Written on the text block in ballpoint ink is “50 wh. | Blue Regular | Train”, suggesting the color that should be used for the paper covers. On the paper cover is written, “press copy | 91-778 | choo choo”, the “choo choo” suggesting “Train”, as written on the text block. In addition, the date on which the proofs were printed is written on the spine as “5-8-91”.
The third version presented here is a copy prepared for distribution to reviewers. The original provisional publication date and price have been covered over with a white slip of paper taped to the cover. In addition, three pages of advertisements have been stapled to the inside front cover.
Notes on this edition: Duffy. New York: Pantheon Books, 1986. $3.95. First American edition in paper covers.
Title Page: Duffy | Dan Kavanagh | [Pantheon ornament] | PANTHEON BOOKS | NEW YORK
Copyright Page: Copyright © 1980 by Dan Kavanagh. | All rights reserved under International and Pan-American Copyright | Conventions. Published in the United States by Pantheon Books, a divi- | sion of Random House, Inc., New York. Hardcover edition originally | published in Great Britain by Jonathan Cape Ltd., London, in 1980. | Manufactured in the United States of America | First Pantheon Paperback Edition
Collation: 17.5 x 10.5 cm. Pp. [i-ii, 1-6] 7-180 [181-190]. [i-ii]: blank. : ‘Duffy’. : ‘BY THE SAME AUTHOR | Fiddle City’. : title page. : copyright page. : ‘To Pat Kavanagh’. : blank. 7-180: text. : text. : blank. : ‘ABOUT THE AUTHOR | DAN KAVANAGH was born in County Sligo in 1946. | Having devoted his adolescence to truancy, venery | and petty theft, he left home at seventeen and | signed on as a deckhand on a Liberian tanker. After | jumping ship at Montevideo, he roamed across the | Americas taking a variety of jobs: he was a steer- | wrestler, a waiter-on-roller-skates at a drive-in eat- | ery in Tucson, and a bouncer in a gay bar in San | Francisco. He is currently working in London at | jobs he declines to specify, and lives in North | Islington. He is also the author of Fiddle City.’. : blank. [185-187]: advertisements. [188-190]: blank.
General description: Binding 17.5 x 10.5 cm. Paperbound in white. Lettered in pink (title) and white (author), with cover design by Louise Fili. No hardback edition was published in the U.S., which makes this paperback release the first true American edition.