About the Gabriel Matzneff affair and pedophilia in French culture and society from the 1950s to the present day. “It was not very difficult to know who Matzneff was at the time.” Vanessa Springora denounces thus, in an interview with the Parisian , the support which benefited the writer Gabriel Matzneff , in the years 1970 and 1980. The author fifties then maintains an affair with the young girl, aged 14 years. A relationship under control that the editor tells in Le Consentement (éd. Grasset), published Thursday. “After having analyzed the work ” , the Paris public prosecutor’s office announced Friday January 3 the opening of an investigation for “rapes committed on the person of a minor of 15 years”.