Julian Fane

(Julian Charles Fane)
UK flag (1927 - 2009)

Julian Fane became a full-time professional writer at the age of twenty. His novel Morning was published in 1956 it was his first, and the first of many, to be widely acclaimed. His Collected Works, five volumes containing fifteen books in all, has been published in full by Constable. He has reviewed for the TLS, and in 1969, with two partners, he founded St George's Press Ltd - it published forty-five titles. That company was voluntarily wound up in 1991, but St George's Press of Lewes still sells copies of the backlist of books by Julian Fane. He was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature in 1974. He is married and lives in Sussex.