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by Julian Barnes

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    May 2011, 240 pages
    Feb 2012, 240 pages

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Selected Books by Julian Barnes

Julian Barnes Julian Barnes can rightfully be called a prolific author, having published nineteen books, more than twenty short stories, and over one-hundred essays and reviews! He has also written four novels under the pseudonym Dan Kavanagh, a mysterious, steer-wrestling, gay-bar-bouncing personality who, "devoted his adolescence to truancy, venery and petty theft... [and who] is currently working in London at jobs he declines to specify". In October 2011, after having been nominated four times, Barnes won the Man Booker Prize for his highly acclaimed novel, The Sense of an Ending. Read on to learn more about a selection of his novels...
Metroland The first book he published under the name Julian Barnes, Metroland (1980), took approximately 8 years to write and draws on the author's personal experiences growing up in the suburbs of London. Written in three parts, it follows the main characters, Christopher and Toni, as they evolve from children into snarky adolescents, and, finally, men who...

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