Key takeaways

  • One of the dark sides of the sexual revolution during the 1970s was that every sexual inclination was to be accepted, including pedophiles. It’s also clear that it was an open secret what Gabriel Matzneff was doing, but it was accepted because of his excellent writing.
  • It’s frustrating to see all the passive adults who could, and should, have done something.
  • Matzneff published letters from Vanessa without her consent, in his memoirs.