Sunday, January 30, 2011

The PPDA will continue Express for libel

Friday night, Patrick Poivre d'Arvor was a guest on the show on France 2 critical weeks to promote his new book, Hemingway, life to excess. While not yet out in print, this biography of the famous writer has spilled much ink in recent weeks, Patrick Poivre d'Arvor has been accused by the magazine L'Express of grossly plagiarized biography a specialist American author Ernest Hemingway.

The former presenter of the 20 Hours of TF1 has so far denied any plagiarism, including details of the book sent to the press was not the final version of the book. On the shelf of Franz-Olivier Giesbert, Patrick Poivre d'Arvor said that "of course" he would continue Express for libel. "It will go through," he said.

"Obviously, I complain. When we reach this level of vilification ..." added PPDA. The reporter, however, said they wanted to devote time to promoting his book. "For now, time is the defense of this book that I really mobilized, it will attack for later," he said and PPDA. "I know where it comes from" Returning to the charges plagiarism, Patrick Poivre d'Arvor has reiterated his comments, saying "the famous offending pages (to summarize) to three paragraphs.

"The first version of my book was perfect," he continued. "All scholars of copyright and publishing law said that obviously it was not about to sue for any plagiarism. Finally, the journalist said he did not believe in conspiracy theories. "I do not say plot, I'm just saying that there is a reporter for The Express has decided to pay Poivre d'Arvor," he said.

He concluded: "I pretty much know where it comes, I shall in due course."

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