Keyword: Gabriel Matzneff
The chief Paris prosecutor on Tuesday appealed for past victims of sexual abuse by author Gabriel Matzneff, 83, once revered by French lierati for his books about his sexual adventures with young minors, to come forward in the framework of an investigation into accustaions of sexual abuse and grooming of a minor made against him in a book published in January.
Publishing house Gallimard, which pulled books of Gabriel Mattzneff, said it was the first time in its 140-year history it had taken such a step.
French authorities have opened an investigation into allegations that the once celebrated author Gabriel Matzneff raped a child in the 1980s.
A forthcoming book by French publisher Vanessa Springora in which she gives a disturbing account of how in the 1980s she became mentally and sexually abused at the age of 14 by acclaimed author Gabriel Matzneff, then aged 50, a self-confessed paedophile who groomed young girls and boys, is shaking Paris literary circles which previously gave him support and protection.