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Sally Laird: a tribute

By Mark Le Fanu  


The translator and Prospect contributor Sally Laird died of cancer in Aarhus on July 15, aged 54. She had been living in Denmark for many years, where her husband Mark Le Fanu (the author of this tribute) held a post at the European Film College. Two of her recent articles treated of her adopted country: the first, in July 2003, an account of the Danish hospital system, written with an insider’s knowledge (over the years recurring bouts of erysipelas had made her a frequent patient); the second, in August 2008,…

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