The Vintage Podcast: Julian Barnes reads The Only Story

‘Would you rather love the more, and suffer the more; or love the less, and suffer the less? That is, I think, finally, the only real question.’

Author Julian Barnes reads from his forthcoming new novel...

One of our most treasured storytellers Julian Barnes gives us a reading from the forthcoming The Only Story. His novel The Sense of an Ending won the Man Booker Prize for Fiction 2011 and was made in to a film staring Jim Broadbent in 2017. His last novel The Noise of Time was a Sunday Times bestseller and his new novel, following nineteen year old Paul, is published in February 2018.

The Only Story is a deeply moving novel by one of fiction’s greatest mappers of the human heart.

Here, read by the author, are the first few pages...

Julian Barnes notes

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