Temporary exhibition The Century of Acronyms
From Saturday, November 11 to Monday, December 4, 2023
In her autobiographical novel The Century of Acronyms, French writer Lucie J. Lipschütz tells the story of her family as seen through the eyes of an eight-year-old girl who went through some of the great episodes of the 20th century.
Lucie J. Lipschütz Gabriel
(Paris, 1929 – Madrid, 2023)
Author, translator, playwright and screenwriter.
Born in Paris to Russian Jewish exile parents, Lucie spent her childhood in France, Italy, Romania and Spain. In 1939 the family settled in Buenos Aires, Argentina, where she studied at the Instituto Nacional del Profesorado en Lenguas Vivas and graduated from the University of Languages of Córdoba. In 1974 she moved with her husband and children to Madrid, Spain.
His biographical novel, The Century of Acronyms, is the high point of her literary career.