Keyword: Gabriel Matzneff

Paedophile author Gabriel Matzneff says 'I feel like the living dead'

In an interview with The New York Times while in temporary exile in Italy, author Gabriel Matzneff, once celebrated by Parisian literary circles for his accounts of sex with underage girls and boys in France and abroad, and who is now under investigation in France for the sexual abuse and grooming of a minor, said he felt 'like the living dead, a dead man walking', turning on his former admirers for 'showing their cowardice', and accusing those who now denounce him of hypocracy.

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French prosecutor urges victims of child abuse author to come forward

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.

French publisher pulls books by writer accused of child sexual abuse

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.

France investigates author over child sex claims

French authorities have opened an investigation into allegations that the once celebrated author Gabriel Matzneff raped a child in the 1980s.

French publisher recounts how paedophile author abused her at 14

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.