The South Seas (novel)

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The South Seas
AuthorManuel Vázquez Montalbán
Original titleLos mares del Sur
SubjectPepe Carvalho
GenreDetective novel
Awards1979 Premio Planeta

The South Seas (Spanish: Los mares del Sur) is a 1979 Spanish novel written by Manuel Vázquez Montalbán. It was listed as one of the best hundred novels in 20th century.[1] In 1979 it received the Premio Planeta.[2]


  1. ^ "Lista completa de las 100 mejores novelas en castellano del siglo XX". El Mundo (in Spanish). Mundinteractivos, S.A. 13 January 2001. Archived from the original on 9 December 2007. Retrieved 17 September 2015.
  2. ^ Pereda, Rosa María (16 October 1979). "Vázquez Montalbán, con la novela "Los mares del Sur", premio Planeta 1979". El País (in Spanish). Barcelona: Prisa. Retrieved 22 February 2019.