The story about how Paulo Coelho met his friend and literary agent, Mônica Antunes, and their successful cooperation. Written by Marcia Nascimento.
Thanks to perseverance, enthusiasm, her love for the author’s works, belief in the realisation of his dreams, without ever doubting that the writer would one day become an international Best Seller. Today, Paulo Coelho’s books have become an editorial phenomenon and are published in fifty-six languages, in 150 countries, with enormous success. Mônica and Paulo Coelho are great friends, keeping a pact of fidelity and exclusivity among their works.
“Mônica Antunes, a companion from the first hour, who with her love and enthusiasm spreads fire around the world”
(first dedication that Paulo made to Monica in the book “By the River Piedra I Sat Down and Wept”)