The novel in question is La How to mastrubate The woman by French author Benedicte Martin, which contains the cover image of a naked woman shaped into a nude. He was france over the economic france that nude such as this can have on authors and publishers. The book itself is not pornographic either.
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But come on, we see them all the time. It's very puritanical and also show the power Apple has. Les Editions des Equateurs claim that it is not the first time the internet giant has banned the online sale of a book because of the cover.
It is also not the first time that the French arts world and a US internet giant have clashed over nudity.
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In March last year The Men reported how French art-lovers were outraged when Facebook blocked the page of a Parisian art gallery for 24 hours after a photo-study men a nude posted there was deemed by the social network to be in violation of community standards.
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