Notes on this edition: First edition – New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2016. $25.95. This example features a tipped-in page signed by Julian Barnes [not accounted for in the collation below]. An unspecified number were distributed with the signature page directly from the publisher.
Title Page: THE NOISE OF TIME | Julian Barnes | [Random House Canada Alfred A. Knopf device] | ALFRED A. KNOPF NEW YORK 2016
Copyright Page: THIS IS A BORZOI BOOK | PUBLISHED BY ALFRED A. KNOPF | Copyright © 2016 by Julian Barnes | All rights reserved. | Published in the United States by Alfred A. Knopf, | a division of Penguin Random House LLC, New York. Originally | published in hardcover in Great Britain by Jonathan Cape, an imprint of | Vintage Publishing, a division of Penguin Random House Ltd., London. | www.aaknopf.com | Knopf, Borzoi Books, and the colophon are registered trademarks | of Penguin Random House LLC. | Grateful acknowledgment is made to Marion Boyars Publishers for permission | to reprint an excerpt of “A Career” from Early Poems by Yevgeny Yevtushenko, | translated by George Reavey. Reprinted by permission of Marion Boyars | Publishers. | Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data | Names: Barnes, Julian, author. | Title: The noise of time / Julian Barnes. | Description: First American edition. [|] New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2016. | Identifiers: LCCN 2015043444 (print) [|] LCCN 2015048211 (ebook) [|] | ISBN 9781101947241 (hardcover) [|] ISBN 9781101971185 (softcover) [|] | ISBN 9781101947258 (ebook) | Subjects: LCSH: Shostakovich, Dmitriæi Dmitrievich, 1906-1975—Fiction. [|] | Composers—Soviet Union—Fiction. [|] Nationalism and communism—Fiction. [|] | Communism and society—History—20th century—Fiction. [|] Soviet Union— | Politics and government—20th century—Fiction. [|] BISAC: FICTION / | Literary. [|] FICTION / Biographical. [|] FICTION / Historical. [|] | GSAFD: Biographical fiction. [|] Historical fiction. | Classification: LCC PR6052.A6657 N65 2016 (print) [|] | LCC PR6052.A6657 (ebook) [|] DDC 823/.914PR6052.A6657 N65 2016dc23 | LC record available at http://lccn.loc.gov/2015043444 | Jacket image: Dmitri Shostakovich by Iosiph Alexandrovich Serebryany. | State Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow. © culture-images / Lebrecht | Jacket design by Carol Devine Carson | Manufactured in the United States of America | First United States Edition
Collation: 18.9 x 13.0 cm. Pp. [-ii-ix] x-xi [xii] [1-3] 4-60 [61-63] 64-120 [121-123] 124-197 [198-199] 200-201 [202-210]. [-i]: blank. [-ii]: ‘ALSO BY JULIAN BARNES | FICTION | Metroland | Before She Met Me | Flaubert’s Parrot | Staring at the Sun | A History of the World in 10½ Chapters | Talking It Over | The Porcupine | Cross Channel | England, England | Love, Etc. | The Lemon Table | Arthur & George | Pulse | The Sense of an Ending | NON-FICTION | Letters from London 1990–1995 | Something to Declare | The Pedant in the Kitchen | Nothing to Be Frightened Of | Levels of Life | Keeping an Eye Open: Essays on Art | TRANSLATION | In the Land of Pain by Alphonse Daudet’.[i]: ‘THE NOISE OF TIME’. [ii]: blank. [iii]: title page. [iv]: copyright page. [v]: ‘for Pat’. [vi]: blank. [vii]: ‘One to hear | One to remember | And one to drink. | —traditional’. [viii]: blank. [ix]-xi: text. [xii]: blank. : ‘[ ONE ] | On the Landing’. : blank. -60: text. : ‘[ TWO ] | On the Plane’. : blank. -120: text. : ‘[ THREE ] | In the Car’. : blank. -197: text. : blank. -201: [‘Author’s note’]. : blank. : [‘A NOTE ABOUT THE AUTHOR’]. : blank. : [‘A NOTE ON THE TYPE’]. [206-210]: blank.
General description: Binding 19.7 x 14.0 cm. Light grey, smooth paper boards with light green quarter-paper at spine stamped in gold. White endpapers. Jacket design by Carol Devine Carson. Back flap of dust jacket features an author photograph by Alan Edwards.