Notes on this edition: “One of a Kind” by Julian Barnes. The Penguin Book of Modern British Short Stories. Edited with an introduction by Malcolm Bradbury. London: Penguin, 1988.
Julian Barnes’s short story “One of a Kind” is published on pages 400-406. In this example, Barnes has signed his entry. Formerly from the library of book collector Rolland Comstock.
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: Dan Kavanagh. Putting the Boot In. Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, 1987. Pp. 192. 17.8 x 10.8 cm. ISBN: 0140092048.
A later printing is featured below with cover illustration by Keith Richens. The later printing is not indicated on the copyright page, but rather suggested by the increased prices listed to the back cover. The first printing lists a U.K. price of £2.50, while the later printing lists a U.K. price of £2.99.
Notes on this edition: Dan Kavanagh. The Duffy Omnibus. London: Penguin, 1991. Pp. 740 + . 19.7 x 12.7 cm. ISBN: 9780140158243
Includes all four Dan Kavanagh novels: Duffy, Fiddle City, Putting the Boot In, Going to the Dogs.
Notes on this edition: Flaubert, Gustave. The Dictionary of Received Ideas. London: Syrens, 1994. Translated by Geoffrey Wall. Preface by Julian Barnes (pp. v-xi).
Syrens is a division of Penguin books, and they released this small, thin paperback edition of Flaubert’s The Dictionary of Received Ideas in 1994. They Syrens series included several titles of note, including James Fenton’s slim publication On Statues (1995) and Proust’s On Reading (1995).
For the Flaubert edition, Julian Barnes provides a preface in the format of a dictionary with one entry per letter. This format resembles (but is entirely different in content from) the dictionary chapter in his novel Flaubert’s Parrot.