Notes on this edition: Julian Barnes. The Sense of an Ending. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2011. Pp. 163 + . 19 x 13.4 cm.
Covered in blue paper cover with provisional publication date of “11 October 2011” printed to front and promotional information printed to back. Stated first printing of 60,000 copies. Preliminary dust jacket design included as part of the bound proof.
Original publication was set for January 2012, but the October date was selected to capitalize on the novel’s inclusion on the short list for the Man Booker Prize, which it was later awarded.