Avant moi | Before She Met Me (Denoël / Gallimard Folio, 2000; French)


Notes on this edition: Avant moi | Before She Met Me. Paris: Denoël / Gallimard Folio, 2000. Pp. 283. 18 cm. Translated by Michel Courtois-Fourcy. ISBN: 2070388026. (French).

Title page lists the publisher as Denoël. The spine states the book is folio book no. 2505.

À jamais: et autres nouvelles (Denoël / Gallimard Folio, 2009; French)


Notes on this edition: À jamais: et autres nouvelles. Paris: Denoël / Gallimard Folio, 2009. Pp. 112. 18 cm. Translated by Jean-Pierre Aoustin. ISBN: 9782070360956.

Three short stories reprinted from the French translation of Julian Barnes’s collection Cross Channel (“Nouvelles extraites du recueil Outre-Manche“). The stories include “Evermore”, “Experience”, and “Hermitage”.

Title page lists the publisher as Denoël. The spine states the book is folio book no. 4839.

Fiddle City (Pantheon Books, 1986)


Notes on this edition: First American edition New York: Pantheon Books, 1986. Pp. 173. 18 cm. ISBN: 0394744411. $3.95.

Julian Barnes’s second novel written under the pseudonym of “Dan Kavanagh” was never published in hardback in the U.S., thus making the Pantheon Books edition the first American edition.

Descriptive Bibliography:

Title Page: FIDDLE CITY | [decorative line] | Dan Kavanagh | [Pantheon device] | PANTHEON BOOKS | NEW YORK

Copyright Page: Copyright © 1981 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 1981. | Manufactured in the United States of America | First Pantheon Paperback Edition

Collation: 17.5 x 10.5 cm. Pp. [1-6] 7-173 [174-176]. [1]: ‘FIDDLE CITY’. [2]: ‘BY THE SAME AUTHOR | Duffy’. [3]: title page. [4]: copyright page. [5]: ‘To Craig and Li’. [6]: blank. 7-173: text. [174]: ‘Dan Kavanagh was born in County Sligo in 1946. | After an uncompromising adolescence, at nineteen | he became assistant entertainments officer on a Jap- | anese supertanker and traveled the world. He has | been a pianist in a waterfront bar in Macao, a bag- | gage handler at San Francisco Airport, and has | flown light planes on the Colombian cocaine route. | He is currently working in London at jobs he de- | clines to specify, and lives in North Islington. He is | also the author of Duffy.’. [175-176]: advertisements.

General description: Binding 17.5 x 10.5 cm. Paperbound in white.  Lettered in light blue (title) and white (author), with cover design by Louise Fili. 

Inglaterra, Inglaterra | England, England (Anagrama/Quinteto, 2002; Spanish)


Notes on this edition: Inglaterra, Inglaterra | England, England. [Barcelona]: Anagrama/Quinteto, 2002. Pp. 380. 18 cm. Translated by Jaime Zulaika. ISBN: 8495971062. (Spanish).

Spine is marked as “65” in the series.

Le perroquet de Flaubert | Flaubert’s Parrot (Stock, 2000; French)


Notes on this edition: Le perroquet de Flaubert | Flaubert’s Parrot Paris: Stock, 2000. Pp. 341. 18 cm. Translated by Jean Guiloineau. ISBN: 9782234052130. (French).

Series: Bibliothèque Cosmopolite

Flaubert’s Parrot (Picador, 2002)


Notes on this edition: Flaubert’s Parrot. London: Picador, 2002. Pp. ix, 229. 18 cm. ISBN: 0330491962.

Released as part of “Picador XXX Thirty” to mark the thirtieth anniversary of the Picador imprint that launched in 1972. The front cover uses a black and white version of the photograph that appeared on the first Picador edition in 1985 and the back cover reproduces the original cover in color.

Limon masasi | The Lemon Table (Ayrinti Yayinlari, 2006; Turkish)


Notes on this edition: Limon masasi | The Lemon Table. Istanbul: Ayrıntı Yayinlari, 2006. Translated by Serdar Rifat Kırkoğlu. ISBN: 9755394907.(Turkish).

In the Land of Pain (Vintage Classics, 2016)


Notes on this edition: In the Land of Pain. New York: Vintage Classics, 2016. Pp. xv, 87. 21 cm. ISBN: 9781101970867

Translated and with a preface by Julian Barnes.

Love, etc. (Vintage Canada, 2002)


Notes on this edition: Love, etc. Toronto: Vintage Canada, 2002. Pp. 227. 21 cm. ISBN: 0679311238

First Vintage Canada paperback edition. Appears identical to the first Vintage International edition, except for changes to publisher information, ISBN, etc.

Putting the Boot In (Penguin Books, 1987)


Notes on this edition: Putting the Boot In. Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, 1987. Pp. 192. 18 cm. ISBN: 0140092048.

Cover illustration by Keith Richens.