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Gary Lachman

Gary Lachman is the author of the Dedalus Book of the 1960s: Turn Off Your Mind, an 'occult history' of...
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Judith Landry

Judith Landry was educated at Somerville College, Oxford where she obtained a first class honours degree in French and Italian....
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Marie Lane

Marie Lane is a graphic designer and photographer. She has designed books for Dedalus since 2008.
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Timothy Lane

Timothy Lane since 2014 has been the Europe editor for Dedalus. He is the editor of The Dedalus Book of...
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Steve Larkin

Steve Larkin lectured in the Department of French Studies at the University of Newcastle upon Tyne from 1968 till 1990....
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Paul Larkin

Terminal Innocence by Klaus Rifbjerg, translated by Paul Larkin
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D.H. Lawrence

Born in 1885 Lawrence is considered one of the greatest twentieth century English novelists.He also published several volumes of short...
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Guillaume Lecasble

Guillaume Lecasble was born in 1954. He started painting at the age of 19 and had a first solo exhibition...
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Paul Leppin

Paul Leppin(1878-1945) is seen as the spokesman of the mysterious and erotic atmosphere of old Prague. He was arrested by...
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Xavier Leret

Xavier Leret was born and bred in Bristol.
He is the former Artistic Director of the Award Winning Ensemble Kaos...
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Gaston Leroux

Gaston Leroux (1868-1927) gave up a career as a lawyer to become a journalist in his mid twenties. Though today...
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Christine Leunens

Christine Leunens was born in Hartford, Connecticut, the daughter of an Italian mother and a Belgian Flemish father. After graduating...
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Ruth Levitt

Ruth Levitt translated The Twins by Tessa de Loo from Dutch into English.
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Miroslaw Lipinski

Miroslaw Lipinski is a Polish-American translator based in New York City. His passionate advocacy for the writing of Stefan Grabinski...
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Janet Livingstone

Janet Livingstone was born in the USA at Brookline, Massachusetts but has lived in Slovakia for 14 years. She has...
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Antonia Lloyd-Jones

Antonia Lloyd-Jones is a full-time translator of Polish literature. Her published translations include fiction by several of Poland’s leading contemporary...
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Kirsten Lodge

Kirsten Lodge is currently a post-doctoral fellow at Columbia University writing a book on Decadence in Russia and Central Europe.
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Herbert Lomas

Herbert Lomas (1924–2011) was a British poet and translator. After graduating from the University of Liverpool he taught at the...
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Jean Lorrain

Jean Lorrain (1855-1906) born Alexandre Martin Duval grew up in Fecamp with Guy de Maupassant a near neighbour. When he...
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Pierre Louys

Pierre Louys (1870-1925) was influential in symbolist circles, but was subsequently overshadowed by his prestigious friends: Gide, Valery, Debussy and...
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Medlar Lucan

Very little is known about Medlar Lucan and Durian Gray. Since the scandal-ridden closure of their Edinburgh dining club, The...
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John Lucas

John Lucas was born in 1966, and spent his childhood in suburbia, dreaming of faraway places. He studied maths at...
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Hugh Lupton

Hugh Lupton makes his living as a storyteller and author of children’s fiction. He tours schools and literary festivals and...
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F.H. Lyon

Fräulein Else by Arthur Schnitzler, translated by F.H. Lyon
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