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Pulse

(2011)
A collection of stories by

 
After the best-selling Arthur & George and Nothing to Be Frightened Of, Julian Barnes returns with fourteen stories about longing and loss, friendship and love, whose mysterious natures he examines with his trademark wit and observant eye.

From an imperial capital in the eighteenth century to Garibaldi's adventures in the nineteenth, from the vineyards of Italy to the English seaside in our time, he finds the 'stages, transitions, arguments' that define us. A newly divorced real estate agent can't resist invading his reticent girlfriend's privacy, but the information he finds reveals only his callously shallow curiosity. A couple come together through an illicit cigarette and a song shared over the din of a Chinese restaurant. A widower revisting the Scottish island he'd treasured with his wife learns how difficult it is to purge oneself of grief. And throughout, friends gather regularly at dinner parties and perfect the art of cerebral, sometimes bawdy banter about the world passing before them.

Whether domestic or extraordinary, each story pulses with the resonance, spark, and poignant humor for which Barnes is justly heralded.

 
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Used availability for Julian Barnes's Pulse


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Hardback Editions

May 2011 : USA Hardback
Title: Pulse
Author(s): Julian Barnes
ISBN: 0-307-35960-3 / 978-0-307-35960-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Random House Canada
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA   

May 2011 : USA Hardback
Title: Pulse: Stories
Author(s): Julian Barnes
ISBN: 0-307-59526-9 / 978-0-307-59526-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Knopf
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February 2011 : UK Hardback
Title: Pulse
Author(s): Julian Barnes
ISBN: 0-224-09340-1 / 978-0-224-09340-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Imprint unknown
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

January 2011 : UK Hardback
Title: Pulse
Author(s): Julian Barnes
ISBN: 0-224-09108-5 / 978-0-224-09108-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: Jonathan Cape
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

Paperback Editions

February 2012 : USA Paperback
Title: Pulse
Author(s): Julian Barnes
ISBN: 0-307-35961-1 / 978-0-307-35961-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Vintage Canada
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA   

February 2012 : USA Paperback
Title: Pulse: Stories (Vintage International)
Author(s): Julian Barnes
ISBN: 0-307-74240-7 / 978-0-307-74240-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Vintage
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

August 2011 : UK Paperback
Title: Pulse
Author(s): Julian Barnes
ISBN: 0-09-955247-7 / 978-0-09-955247-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Vintage
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

Audio Editions

August 2014 : USA Audio CD
Title: Pulse: Stories
Author(s): Julian Barnes
ISBN: 1-4915-3746-9 / 978-1-4915-3746-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

August 2014 : USA MP3 CD
Title: Pulse: Stories
Author(s): Julian Barnes
ISBN: 1-4915-3786-8 / 978-1-4915-3786-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

June 2011 : USA Audio CD
Title: Pulse: Stories (Audiogo)
Author(s): Julian Barnes
ISBN: 1-60998-172-3 / 978-1-60998-172-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: AudioGO
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

May 2011 : USA Audio edition
Title: Pulse: Stories
Author(s): Julian Barnes
Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.
Availability: Amazon   

May 2011 : USA Audio CD
Title: Pulse: Stories/ Library Edition
Author(s): Julian Barnes
ISBN: 0-7927-7776-X / 978-0-7927-7776-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: AudioGO
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA   

January 2011 : USA Audio edition
Title: Pulse
Author(s): Julian Barnes
Publisher: Audible Studios
Availability: Amazon   

January 2011 : UK Audio edition
Title: Pulse
Author(s): Julian Barnes
Publisher: Audible Studios
Availability: Amazon UK   

January 2011 : UK Audio CD
Title: Pulse
Author(s): Julian Barnes
ISBN: 1-4084-6875-1 / 978-1-4084-6875-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: AudioGO
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

Kindle Editions

May 2011 : USA Kindle edition
Title: Pulse
Author(s): Julian Barnes
Publisher: Vintage
Availability: Amazon   

May 2011 : Canada Kindle edition
Title: Pulse
Author(s): Julian Barnes
Publisher: Random House Canada
Availability: Amazon CA   

January 2011 : UK Kindle edition
Title: Pulse
Author(s): Julian Barnes
Publisher: Vintage Digital
Availability: Amazon UK   



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