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Laksmi Pamuntjak: Beauty of the abyss

  • Niken Prathivi

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Sun, October 21 2012 | 07:00 am
Laksmi Pamuntjak: Beauty of the abyss

PREMIUM Poet and writer Laksmi Pamuntjak paints a new reality to the country’s 1965 tragedy.

The slim figure of writer and poet Laksmi Pamuntjak wanders around Aksara bookstore at a mall in Central Jakarta, saying hello to some guests while mingling with others at the launch of her latest work, Amba.

After an eight-year hiatus, Laksmi has successfully completed her work of historical fict...