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Barnes, Julian

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The sense of an ending by Julian Barnes( Book )

138 editions published between 2011 and 2018 in 15 languages and held by 5,062 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows a middle-aged man as he reflects on a past he thought was behind him, until he is presented with a legacy that forces him to reconsider different decisions, and to revise his place in the world
Arthur & George by Julian Barnes( Book )

144 editions published between 2005 and 2017 in 19 languages and held by 3,901 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the lives of two boys--one who is forgotten by history, and one who becomes the creator of the world's most famous detective--as they pursue their separate destinies until they meet in a remarkable alliance
Love, etc. by Julian Barnes( Book )

180 editions published between 1900 and 2018 in 15 languages and held by 2,969 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stuart, his ex-wife Gillian, and her new husband, Oliver (Stuart's former best friend) are still entangled in their new relationship to one another
Flaubert's parrot by Julian Barnes( Book )

225 editions published between 1984 and 2017 in 21 languages and held by 2,815 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A kind of detective story, relating a cranky amateur scholar's search for the truth about Gustave Flaubert, and the obsession of this detective whose life seems to oddly mirror those of Flaubert's characters. From the Trade Paperback edition
A history of the world in 10 1/2 chapters by Julian Barnes( Book )

175 editions published between 1989 and 2018 in 11 languages and held by 2,364 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An eccentiric, playfully skewed, surprisingly comprehensive chronicle of life on planet Earth. A novel whose threads of coincidence and hidden connection are woven into a narrative tapestry brilliant with wit, intelligence, and emotion
The noise of time by Julian Barnes( Book )

47 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and Spanish and held by 2,107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A compact masterpiece dedicated to the Russian composer Dmitri Shostakovich--Julian Barnes's first novel since his best-selling, Booker Prize-winning The Sense of an Ending. 1936: Shostakovich, just thirty, fears for his livelihood and his life. Stalin, hitherto a distant figure, has taken a sudden interest in his work and denounced his latest opera. Now, certain he will be exiled to Siberia (or, more likely, shot dead on the spot), he reflects on his predicament, his personal history, his parents, various women and wives, his children all of those hanging in the balance of his fate. And though a stroke of luck prevents him from becoming yet another casualty of the Great Terror, for years to come he will be held fast under the thumb of despotism: made to represent Soviet values at a cultural conference in New York City, forced into joining the Party, and compelled, constantly, to weigh appeasing those in power against the integrity of his music. Barnes elegantly guides us through the trajectory of Shostakovich's career, at the same time illuminating the tumultuous evolution of the Soviet Union. The result is both a stunning portrait of a relentlessly fascinating man and a brilliant meditation on the meaning of art and its place in society"
England, England by Julian Barnes( Book )

112 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in 11 languages and held by 2,045 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A replica of Britain is created on the Isle of Wight, complete with Robin Hood, Princess Di and replays of the Battle of Britain. It is the idea of a millionaire to show tourists the real Britain, a land with a great past and no future
The only story by Julian Barnes( Book )

35 editions published between 2018 and 2019 in 4 languages and held by 1,867 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"From the Man Booker Prize-winning author of The Sense of an Ending, a novel about a young man on the cusp of adulthood and a woman who is already there, a love story shot through with sheer beauty, profound sadness, and deep truth. Most of us have only one story to tell. I don't mean that only one thing happens to us in our lives: there are countless events, which we turn into countless stories. But there's only one that matters, only one finally worth telling. This is mine. One summer in the sixties, in a staid suburb south of London, Paul comes home from university, aged nineteen, and is urged by his mother to join the tennis club. In the mixed-doubles tournament he's partnered with Susan Mcleod, a fine player who's forty-eight, confident, ironic, and married, with two nearly adult daughters. She is also a warm companion, their bond immediate. And they soon, inevitably, are lovers. Clinging to each other as though their lives depend on it, they then set up house in London to escape his parents and the abusive Mr. Mcleod. Decades later, with Susan now dead, Paul looks back at how they fell in love, how he freed her from a sterile marriage, and how -- gradually, relentlessly -- everything falling apart, as she succumbed to depression and worse while he struggled to understand the intricacy and depth of the human heart. It's a piercing account of helpless devotion, and of how memory can confound us and fail us and surprise us (sometimes all at once), of how, as Paul puts it, "first love fixes a life forever"--
The lemon table : stories by Julian Barnes( Book )

67 editions published between 2004 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 1,709 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collection of tales featuring aging characters facing the ends of their lives includes "The Silence," in which a composer longs for companionship, and "Knowing French," in which an octogenarian begins corresponding with an author
Staring at the sun by Julian Barnes( Book )

89 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in 11 languages and held by 1,468 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jean Serjeant seems ordinary, but has and extraordinary disdain for wisdom. This story takes you from her childhood in the 1920s to her flight into the sun in the year 2021
Pulse by Julian Barnes( Book )

46 editions published between 2011 and 2017 in 8 languages and held by 1,319 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The stories in Julian Barnes' long-awaited third collection are attuned to rhythms and currents: of the body, of love and sex, illness and death, connections and conversations. Each character is bent to a pulse, propelled on by success and loss, by new beginnings and endings
Cross channel by Julian Barnes( Book )

74 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in 10 languages and held by 1,268 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of short stories exploring the love-hate relationship of the British and the French. The story, Hermitage, features two Englishwomen operating a vineyard, Tunnel is a train ride on the new undersea railway, and Melon is an English cricket team's match with the Gentlemen of France in 1789. Ten stories in all, by the author of Flaubert's Parrot
The porcupine by Julian Barnes( Book )

75 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in 11 languages and held by 1,178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The deposed Party Leader of a former Soviet satellite country is on trial
Metroland by Julian Barnes( Book )

111 editions published between 1900 and 2019 in 12 languages and held by 1,106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Growing up in the sixties, Chris and Toni, face the sexual longings of adolescence, find adulthood in Paris, and return home to join adult society
Keeping an eye open : essays on art by Julian Barnes( Book )

19 editions published between 2015 and 2017 in English and held by 1,064 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"An extraordinary collection--hawk-eyed and understanding--from the Booker Prize-winning, best-selling author of The Sense of an Ending and Levels of Life. As Julian Barnes explains: "Flaubert believed that ... great paintings required no words of explanation. Braque thought the ideal state would be reached when we said nothing at all in front of a painting ... But it is a rare picture that stuns, or argues, us into silence. And if one does, it is only a short time before we want to explain and understand the very silence into which we have been plunged." This is the exact dynamic that informs his new book. Barnes, in his 1989 novel A History of the World in 10 1/2 Chapters, had a chapter on Gericault's The Raft of the Medusa, and since then he has written about many great masters of nineteenth- and twentieth-century art, including Delacroix, Manet, Fantin-Latour, Cezanne, Degas, Redon, Bonnard, Vuillard, Vallotton, Braque, Magritte, Oldenburg, Howard Hodgkin, and Lucian Freud. The seventeen essays gatheredhere are adroit, insightful and, above all, a true pleasure to read "--
The sense of an ending by Julian Barnes( Recording )

34 editions published between 2011 and 2017 in English and held by 995 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows a middle-aged man as he reflects on a past he thought was behind him, until he is presented with a legacy that forces him to reconsider different decisions, and to revise his place in the world
Before she met me by Julian Barnes( Book )

92 editions published between 1982 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 948 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Graham was an historian: he was meant to be an expert on the past. But there were aspects of it, he discovered, that couldn't be subdued, that simply carried on, lively and painful, as if they were the present. He began to mind. He minded very much indeed. While those around him look on - with concern, with contempt, with amusement - Graham's meticulous passion gradually begins to run out of control. Julian Barnes presents an unnerving version of sexual jealousy and shows it to be not just living, but reasonable, ordinary, funny, dangerous and consuming
Letters from London by Julian Barnes( Book )

25 editions published between 1989 and 2012 in English and held by 686 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With brilliant wit, idiosyncratic intelligence, and a bold grasp of intricate political realities, the celebrated author of Flaubert's Parrot turns his satiric glance homeward to England, in a sparkling collection of essays that illustrates the infinite variety of contemporary London life
Levels of life by Julian Barnes( Book )

38 editions published between 2013 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 657 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Levels of Life opens in the nineteenth century with balloonists, photographers, and Sarah Bernhardt, whose adventures lead seamlessly into an entirely personal account of the author's own great loss
Something to declare : essays on France by Julian Barnes( Book )

18 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and held by 584 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this collection of essays on France Julian Barnes, a truly francophile Englishman, explores a range of topics that includes the landscape, literature, food, Flaubert, film, song and the Tour de France
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The sense of an ending
Arthur & GeorgeLove, etc.Flaubert's parrotA history of the world in 10 1/2 chaptersEngland, EnglandThe lemon table : storiesStaring at the sunPulse
Alternative Names

controlled identityKavanagh, Dan, 1946-

controlled identityPygge, Edward

Barnes, Dzhulijan, 1946-

Barnes, J. 1946-

Barnes, Julian

Barnes, Julian 1946-

Barnes, Julian Patrick

Barnes, Julian Patrick 1946-

Barns, Dzhulijan 1946-

Barns, Dzjulian, 1946-

Barns, Džulian, 1946

Barns, Džulijan

Barns, Džulijan 1946-

Barnsas Džulianas

Barnz, Dz︠h︡ulian

Dan Kavanagh

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Julian Barnes

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Kavanagh D. 1946-

Kavanagh , Dan

Kavanagh, Dan 1946-

Pygge, Edward

Pygge, Edward 1946-

Барнз, Джулiaн

Барнс Дж.

Барнс Дж. 1946-

Барнс Джулиан

Джулиан Барнс

Джулиан Барнс английский писатель, эссеист, литературный критик

Джуліан Барнс

Джуліян Барнз ангельскі пісьменьнік

Джуліян Барнс

Џулијан Барнс

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בארנס, ג׳וליאן

בארנס, ג'וליאן, 1946-

בערנאס, ג'ולין, 1946-

ברנס, ג׳וליאן

ג'וליאן בארנס סופר אנגלי

جوليان بارنز، 1946-

جوليان بارنز كاتب إنجليزي

جولیان بارنز

جولین بارنز نویسنده انگلیسی

ज्युलियन बार्न्स

জুলিয়ান বার্নস

ਜੂਲੀਅਨ ਬਾਰਨਜ਼

யூலியன் பார்னசு

ജൂലിയൻ പാട്രിക് ബാർനസ്

반즈, 줄리안 1946-

반즈, 줄리언 1946-

줄리언 번스


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巴恩斯, 朱利安

朱利安·巴恩斯 英国作家

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