Writer and translator who focused on Indian, and specifically Tamil, literature and poetry.
Lakshmi Holmström, who has died of cancer aged 80, was, according to the author Amit Chaudhuri, “the best contemporary anglophone translator India has”. Yet Holmström was in her 50s before Indian, and specifically Tamil, literature became her focus. Her first anthology, for Virago, The Inner Courtyard:...
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Lakshmi Holmström obituary