Elizabeth Finch (Świat Książki, 2023; Polish)


Notes on this edition: Julian Barnes. Elizabeth Finch. Warsaw: Świat Książki Wydawnictwo, 2023. Pp. 301 + [3]. 20 x 12.5 cm. Translated by Bartłomiej Zborski. ISBN: 9788382894332. (Polish).

Elizabeth Finchová | Elizabeth Finch (Odeon, 2023; Czech)


Notes on this edition: Julian Barnes. Elizabeth Finchová. Prague: Odeon, 2023. Pp. 199 + [9]. 20.7 x 13.2 cm. Translated by Petr Fantys. ISBN: 9788020721693. (Czech).

Amor & C.a | Talking It Over (Quetzal Editores, 2023; Portuguese)


Notes on this edition: Amor & C.a | Talking It Over. Lisboa: Quetzal Editores, 1994. Pp. 286 + [2]. 23.5 x 14.9 cm. Translated by Helena Cardoso. ISBN: 9789897228001. (Portuguese).

Elizabeth Finch (Angle Editorial, 2023; Catalan)


Notes on this edition: Julian Barnes. Elizabeth Finch. Barcelona: Angle Editorial, 2023. Pp. 157 + [3]. 20.6 x 15 cm. Translated by d’Alexandre Gombau i Arnau. ISBN: 9788419017574. (Catalan).

Included with this example is a promotional card for the book.

Elizabeth Finch (Varrak, 2023; Estonian)


Notes on this edition: Julian Barnes. Elizabeth Finch. Varrak, 2023 (Estonian). Pp. 157 +[3]. 20.6 x 15 cm. Translated by Liisi Rünkla. ISBN: 9789985359327. (Estonian).

Nie ma się czego bać | Nothing to Be Frightened of (Świat Książki, 2024; Polish)


Notes on this edition: Nie ma się czego bać | Nothing to Be Frightened of. Warsaw: Świat Książki, 2024. Pp. 319 + [1]. 20.1 x 12.4 cm. Translated by Jan Kabat. ISBN: 9788381393744. (Polish).

La única historia | The Only Story (Compactos Anagrama, 2022)


Notes on this edition: Julian Barnes. La única historia | The Only Story. Compactos Anagrama, 2022. Barcelona: Editorial Anagrama, 2022. Pp. 231 + [9]. 20.5 x 13.4 cm. ISBN: 9788433961174. Translated by Jaime Zulaika. (Spanish).

Elizabeth Finch (Kiepenheuer & Witsch, 2022)


Notes on this edition: Julian Barnes. Elizabeth Finch. Kiepenheuer & Witsch, 2022. Pp. 236 [237] + [3]. 21 cm x 13 cm. Translated by Gertraude Krueger. ISBN: 9783462003277. (German).

In the Land of Pain (Jonathan Cape, 2002)


Notes on this edition: First English edition – London: Jonathan Cape, 2002. £10.00. 

(Translation of La Doulou by Alphonse Daudet).

Descriptive Bibliography:

 Title Page: ALPHONSE DAUDET | In the Land of Pain | EDITED AND TRANSLATED | BY | JULIAN BARNES | [Jonathan Cape device] | JONATHAN CAPE | LONDON

Copyright Page: Published by Jonathan Cape 2002 | 2 4 6 8 10 9 7 5 3 1 | Translation, introduction and notes copyright © Julian Barnes 2002 | Julian Barnes has asserted his right under the Copyright, Designs | and Patents Act 1988 to be identified as the translator and editor | of this work | This book is sold subject to the condition that it shall not, | by way of trade or otherwise, be lent, resold, hired out, | or otherwise circulated without the publisher’s prior | consent in any form of binding or cover other than that | in which it is published and without a similar condition | including this condition being imposed on the | subsequent purchaser | First published in Great Britain in 2002 by Jonathan Cape | Random House, 20 Vauxhall Bridge Road, London SW1V 2SA | The Random House Group Limited Reg. No. 954009 | www.randomhouse. co.uk | A CIP catalogue record for this book is available from the British Library | ISBN 0-224-06267-0 | Typeset by Palimpsest Book Production Limited, Polmont, Stirlingshire | Printed and bound in Great Britain by | Biddles Ltd, Guildford and King’s Lynn

Collation: 18.4 x 12.9 cm. Pp. [i-iv] v-xv [xvi] [1-2] 3-49 [50-52] 53-87 [88-96]. [i]: ‘In the Land of Pain’. [ii]: ‘[photo] | Daudet and his wife Julia at Champrosay, c. 1892.’. [iii]: title page. [iv]: copyright page. [v-xv]: introduction. [xvi]: blank. [1]: ‘I’. [2]: blank. 3-49: text. [50]: blank. [51]: ‘II’. [52]: blank. 53-87: text. [88-96]: blank.

General description: Binding 19.1 x 13.5 cm. Black boards, gold blocked on spine. Burgundy endpapers. Colored dust jacket lettered in cream, purple, dark red, black and white. Features an image of a wasp on a medicinal bottle to both upper and lower panels. Afterword titled ‘A Note on Syphilis’ by Julian Barnes, pp. 82-87.

Charleston Festival Program (Charleston Trust, 2022)


Notes on this edition: Charleston Festival Program published by the Charleston Trust to promote the series of events that took place from 19-29 May 2022. The promotional pamphlet is unnumbered and measures 14.8 x 10.5 cm.

On 28 May, Dame Professor Hermione Lee interviewed Julian Barnes about his novel Elizabeth Finch.