The story of an Austrian girl held captive as a slave for eight years will be made into a film.
Due to hit the big screen in 2012, Natascha Kampusch is currently promoting her memoirs, ‘‘3,096 days’‘.
Hundreds of people crammed into a Vienna bookstore late last night to hear the kidnap-victim-turned-author describe how her captor Wolfgang Priklopil, starved, beat and sexually abused her during the forced imprisonment.
“I did not produce this book to make money. I wanted to write this story to work through the ordeal I’ve been through,’‘ Kampusch said during the reading.
Kampusch travels to London on Sunday to promote an English version of the book, already a best seller in Germany.
Snatched on her way to school when she was 10 year’s old, Kampusch escaped her windowless cell under Priklopil’s house in Vienna in 2006. Hours later he committed suicide.