Julian Barnes was born in central England, in Leicester, into a family of French teachers.
Julian Barnes was born in central England, in Leicester, January 19, 1968, into a family of French teachers. This explains the extravagant Francophone writer, and his great love for French culture and literature. Six weeks after birth, Barnes’ family settled in the suburbs of London. Future writer differed greatly for very vivid imagination and a tendency to fantasize that did not stop him from being the fan of the football team Leicester since he was 5.