The writer Yann Moix is the perpetrator and not the victim of most of the abuse that he describes in his novel, “Orleans”, said Sunday his brother, in an open letter published by Le Parisien.
“It sacrifices reality on the altar of his ambitions literary,” says Alexandre Moix, denying that his brother stands “as the torch-bearer of the cause of unhappy children,” while according to him “he does not care” for the suffering of others.
“Orleans” (Grasset), in bookstores since Wednesday, tells of the unhappy childhood of novelist and filmmaker, marked, according to him, by the abuse of his father.
Of violence described in detail in an interview with “Seven to eight” broadcast on TF1 last Sunday and titled “My kid beat”.
A version is already characterized as “pure fabrication” by his father José, who evokes an education that is “strict” but denies the violence of which the accused his eldest son, now 51 years old.
“I’ve had twenty years of abuse and humiliation of a rare violence on his part. The same ones that he describes in his novel, lending it to our parents,” said for his part, Alexandre Moix, four years younger than Yann.
“Attempted defenestration of the first floor and drowning in the toilet bowl when I was 2 years old, beatings recurring as soon as our parents would leave us, the systematic destruction of my new toys”, quote-t-he particular.
“My mother continued in the kitchen with a butcher knife,” says Yann? It is he who, as a teenager, “I pursued them (…) with a huge kitchen knife screaming – ready to kill me – he would have me +bleed as a goret+”, replica Alexander.
“The corrections that he écopait of my father (…) was in response to abuse, them well real, that I would be doing”, he says again.
Alexandre Moix, also a writer and producer, also stated that his brother has done everything to prevent the publication of his first novel, and to hurt him in the middle of the movie.
Yann Moix, awarded the Renaudot literary prize in 2013, will be a guest Saturday of”It is not lying” on France 2, the issuance of which he has been a columnist for 2015 to 2018.
Author(s): By AFP – Paris