Laurie Thompson

Laurie Thompson (26 February 1938 – 8 June 2015) was a British academic and translator,[1] noted for his translations of Swedish literature into English.

Thompson was born in York, England, and lived in northern Sweden for a few years. He was the editor of Swedish Book Review between 1983 and 2002, and a lecturer at the University of Wales, Aberystwyth, and the University of Wales, Lampeter.[2]




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  2. "Laurie Thompson". The Times. 23 June 2015. (subscription required (help)).
  3. "Mankell's parting 'memoir' released next year". 10 November 2015. Retrieved 28 March 2016.

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