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France opens rape probe after book accuses famed author of child abuse

France opens rape probe after book accuses famed author of child abuse
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The French public prosecutor's office said on Friday it was opening a probe into allegations of rape of a child after a woman published a book saying that she had been sexually abused by a prominent author when she was 14.

Vanessa Springora, 47, head of the Julliard publishing house, made the allegation in her book Le Consentement (Consent), which was published on Jan. 2.

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