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The Noise of Time

Julian Barnes

  • First edition
  • First printing
  • Signed by the author

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Hardcover New and Signed First Edition, First Printing. Dust jacket is in fine condition.

The Noise of Time tells the story of a man in his early thirties waits by the lift of a Leningrad apartment block. He waits all through the night, expecting to be taken away to the Big House. So begins Julian Barnes’ first novel since his Booker-winning The Sense of an Ending. A story about the collision of Art and Power, about human compromise, human cowardice and human courage, it is the work of a true master. 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.

  • ISBN 9781910702604
  • Title The Noise of Time
  • Author Julian Barnes
  • Publisher Penguin Random House
  • Imprint Jonathan Cape
  • Binding Hardback
  • Publication date Thursday 28th January 2016
  • Width 13.8cm
  • Height 20.4cm
  • Thickness 2.2cm
  • Weight 333g
  • Number of pages 192

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