Reis del Món
(Kings of the World)
Fiction, novel, 592 pp
The lifelong friendship of a philosopher and a banker, both highly prestigious and important personalities in Spain throughout the 20th century and coming from the same village on the island of Majorca, gives way to one of the most original novels of ideas of the past decades.
Sebastià Alzamora's writing has been hailed by the New York Times as "startling... a concentrated power, akin to poetry."
— Sold to: Catalunya (Proa)
Signed up by the agency in 2018, Sebastià Alzamora is arguably one of the most distinguished contemporary writers from Majorca. UnderCover recovered and supervises Alzamora's international rights.
The consolidation of a literary career on the national and international markets.
Since foundation, in 1997, UnderCover has brokered and accompanied countless major international book launches, with cooperation partners mainly in Spain, Catalonia, South America, Eastern and Northern Europe and in the US. As agents or co-agents, the agency established national and international bestselling authors, such as Matilde Asensi, Elia Barceló, Jorge Bucay, Jaume Cabré, Félix Palma, Carlos Ruiz Zafón, Javier Sierra, Jorge Volpi and many others.