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Death at 72 of Nicholas Evans, author of “The man who whispered in the ear of horses”

This world bestseller, released in 1995, had been adapted to the cinema by (and with) Robert Redford, who gave the reply to Kristin Scott Thomas and a young Scarlett Johansson. The British writer Nicholas Evans, author in particular of the bestseller adapted to the cinema The Horse Whisperer, died of a heart attack at the …

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JK Rowling says she is threatened, police are investigating

By sending on Twitter her support for Salman Rushdie, attacked with a knife on Friday, the author received a message assuring her that she would be “the next”. Scottish police have launched the investigation. British police said on Sunday they were investigating an alleged threat including the author of the saga Harry PotterJK Rowling, says …

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For Roberto Saviano, Salman Rushdie “will always be a target”

The Italian writer and journalist, also under police protection because of his writings, was the exceptional guest of BFMTV. The opportunity to express his support for Salman Rushdie. Two days after the knife attack on Salman Rushdie, targeted by an Iranian fatwa for 33 years, Roberto Saviano speaks. The Italian journalist, who also lives under …

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“nothing justifies a fatwa”, indignant Charlie Hebdo

“We will have to repeat again and again that nothing, absolutely nothing justifies a fatwa, a death sentence, of anyone for anything”, writes the cartoonist of the satirical magazine. “Nothing justifies a fatwa, a death sentence”, was indignant Charlie Hebdo, a French satirical newspaper decimated by an Islamist attack in 2015, after the attack on …

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what we know about the knife attack on the writer in New York

The writer, who had been the subject of a fatwa since 1989, was attacked with a knife on Thursday in New York State when he was about to give a lecture. Salman Rushdie’s condition is still “unknown”, but the alleged attacker has been arrested. British author Salman Rushdie, whose book The Satanic Verses made him …

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Elisabeth Borne pays tribute to the designer

Jean-Jacques Sempé, designer of “Petit Nicolas”, died on Thursday at the age of 89. Figures from the political class, including Prime Minister Elisabeth Borne, wanted to pay tribute to Jean-Jacques Sempé on Thursday, when this French drawing legend died at the age of 89. “Sempé, it was the drawing, it was the text, it was …

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American pop-art sculptor Claes Oldenburg dies at 93

The American artist of Swedish origin made a name for himself at the end of the 1950s with his gigantic sculptures representing everyday objects. He was known for his monumental sculptures of everyday objects: Swedish-born American pop-art artist Claes Oldenburg died Monday at the age of 93 in New York, one of the art galleries …

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