Born in Paris in 1903 to his French mother and German father, he has held up to four nationalities. A student in Valencia, his literary works began with his collaborations in publications like “Azor” and “La revista de Occidente”. An active member of literary discussions in both Madrid and Barcelona, coinciding with intellectuals such as Juan Gil- Albert or Joan Salvat-Papasseit. Collaborator with André Malraux in the production of the film “Sierra de Teruel”. After the Civil War and his imprisonment in concentration camps in France, he seeks exile in Mexico. There he writes for the papers “Nacional” and “Excelsior” and works as a screenwriter. Professor at the Film Academy in Mexico. In 1969 he returns to Spain and recovers part of his personal literary works, which were at the University of Valencia. He died in Mexico in 1972.
The magic labyrinth
This colossal project by the German-born writer Max Aub on the Spanish Civil War combines reality with fictitious events.More info
Against the backdrop of the Jewish question, the writer Max Aub aims this critique at human beings' crudeness and lack of solidarity.More info
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