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French intellectual puts Tangier mansion up for sale at 6m euros

Renown interior designer Andrée Putman took almost five years to renovate the villa

Mr Levy said he bought the villa in 2000, when he came across the house, and "it was the most magical spot in Tangier". "It's at the top of a cliff, in front of Gibraltar, at the precise point where the Atlantic and Mediterranean meet." 

New York

BERNARD-HENRI Lévy, a French public intellectual, was catapulted to fame in 1977 for his book attacking France's Marxist left, Barbarism With a Human Face.

He has since capitalised on that notoriety, publishing dozens of books, writing and directing movies, and regularly...