Schieber City | Fiddle City (Wilhelm Heyne Verlag, 1995; German)

Notes on this edition: Dan Kavanagh. Schieber City | Fiddle City. Münich: Wilhelm Heyne Verlag, 1995. Pp. 213 [214] + [2]. 17.9 x 11.3 cm. ISBN: 3453089456. Translated by Michel Bodmer. (German).

Duffy (Wilhelm Heyne Verlag, 1993; German)

Notes on this edition: Dan Kavanagh. Duffy. Münich: Wilhelm Heyne Verlag, 1993. Pp. 237 [238] + [2]. 17.9 x 10.8 cm. Translated by Willi Winkler. ISBN: 3453066839. (German).

This book is part of the “Haffmans Kriminalromane” series and features a cover similar to the Haffmans 1988 edition. That edition had yellow along the spine, whereas this edition features red accents.

Duffy (Rowohlt Taschenbuch Verlag, 2000; German)

Notes on this edition: Dan Kavanagh. Duffy. Rowohlt Taschenbuch Verlag, 2000. Pp. 218 [219] + [5]. 19 x 11.5 cm. Translated by Willi Winkler. ISBN: 3499221322. (German).

The ISBN printed on the copyright page reads incorrectly as “3449221322.”

Der Rabe No. 28 (Haffsman, 1990; German)

Notes on this edition: 

Der Rabe: Magazin fur jede , No. 28, Zürich: Haffmans Verlag, 1990. Pp. 221 + [3]. 17.9 x 10.8 cm. ISBN: 3259100289.

Dan Kavanagh contributes “Billard um halb zwei,” an excerpt from his fourth novel Going to the Dogs. Pp. [174]-177. Translated by Willi Winkler.

Julian Barnes contributes “Schachspielen mit Arthur Koestler.” Pp. [178]-196. Translated by Leslie Giger.


Das schöne schräge Weihnachtsbuch (Haffmans Verlag, 2000; German)

Notes on this edition: Dan Kavanagh. “Der 50-Pfennig-Weihnachtsmann.” Selected by Gerd Haffmans. Das schöne schräge Weihnachtsbuch. Zürich: Haffmans Verlag, 2000. Pp. 250 [251] + [5]. 19 x 14.1 cm. Translated by Gertraude Krueger. ISBN: 3251004913. (German).

Dan Kavanagh’s short story printed on pp. 173-[183].

Duffy | Uncorrected Proof (Orion Books, 2014)

Notes on this edition: Dan Kavanagh. Duffy. London: Orion Books, 2014. Pp. 194 + [6]. 19.7 x 12.8 cm.

Uncorrected proof of Dan Kavanagh’s first novel, reissued by Orion Books in 2014. Orion produced both a hardback and a paperback edition. They also published the other titles written by Barnes’s pseudonym Dan Kavanagh, including Fiddle City, Putting the Boot In, and Going to the Dogs.

This copy signed by Julian Barnes as Dan Kavanagh.

Duffy | Uncorrected Proof (Jonathan Cape, 1980)

Notes on this edition: Julian Barnes. Duffy. London: Jonathan Cape, 1980. Pp. 180 [181] + [3]. 20 x 13.8 cm.

Uncorrected Proof in red wraps with black lettering. Inscribed by Julian Barnes in fountain ink and as his pseudonym Dan Kavanagh in ballpoint. Inserted into the proof is a letter to Barnes from Marilyn Edwards at Jonathan Cape stating, “I have just discovered one solitary proof of DUFFY that I thought you might like to have as they can be useful and anyway they are nice things to have.”

Dan Kavanagh Photo | Rate Card (London Review of Books, 1989)

Notes on this item: Dan Kavanagh Photo. Advertisement Rate Card, London Review of Books, 1989. 20.9 x 14.8 cm.

This London Review of Books advertisement rate card features a photo of Dan Kavanagh (Julian Barnes’s pseudonym) by Tim O’Sullivan.

Duffy (Orion Books, 2014; Hardback)

Notes on this edition: Julian Barnes. Duffy. London: Orion Books, 2014. Pp. 192 + [10]. 22.2 x 14.1 cm. ISBN: 9781409150176.

Orion Books republished all four Dan Kavanagh novels in hardback and paperback. This is the Orion hardback edition of the first Kavanagh novel Duffy, originally published by Jonathan Cape (1980).

“Eating Out” by Basil Seal (Tatler, May 1982)

Notes on this edition: “Eating Out” by Basil Seal. Tatler, vol. 277, no. 4, May 1982. Pp. 12.

In the early 1980s, Julian Barnes wrote a series of restaurant reviews for Tatler under the pseudonym of Basil Seal. This issue is signed by Julian Barnes to his bibliographer.