The Noise of Time | Waterstones Exclusive Edition (Vintage, 2017)


Notes on this edition: Julian Barnes. The Noise of Time. London: Vintage, 2017. Pp. 183 [184]. 19.7 x 12.9 cm. ISBN: 9781784703325.

Waterstones issued an exclusive paperback edition of Julian Barnes’s The Noise of Time. The book is identical to the standard Vintage paperback edition, except the cover of the Waterstones edition has French flaps with promotional blurbs printed to the flaps, as shown. Both editions share the same ISBN.

The Noise of Time (Vintage, 2017)


Notes on this edition: Julian Barnes. The Noise of Time. London: Vintage, 2017. Pp. 183 [184]. 19.7 x 12.7 cm. ISBN: 9781784703325.

The first paperback edition issued by Vintage in the United Kingdom. Paper covers with promotional blurbs printed on the inside covers. Precedes the Waterstones exclusive edition, which is identical (size, ISBN, title page, copyright page, etc.), except that the cover of the Waterstones edition has French flaps.

Also featured is a promotional bookmark for the novel.


Below is the third printing of the Vintage paperback edition:

Pulse (Vintage International, 2012)


Notes on this edition: Julian Barnes. Pulse: Stories. New York: Vintage International, 2012. Pp. 227 + [3]. 20.2 x 13 cm. ISBN: 9780307742407.

First American edition with “First Vintage International Edition, Feburary 2012” printed to the copyright page. Paper covers with book design by Michael Appuhn.