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The Pilgrimageby Paulo Coelho
Synopses & Reviews
The Pilgrimage recounts the spectacular trials of Paulo Coelho as he journeys across Spain to discover personal power, wisdom, and a miraculous sword that seals his initiation intothe secret society of the Tradition. With his enigmatic mentor, Petrus, he follows a legendary road traveled by pilgrims of San Tiago since the Middle Ages, encountering a Chaucerian variety of mysterious guides and devilish opponents. Coelho's experiences and his mentor's teachings impart the spiritual wisdom that reveals itself as the true purpose of their exciting journey. Part adventure story, part guide to self-mastery, this compelling tale delivers a powerful brew of magic and insight.
This gorgeously repackaged international bestseller recounts the spectacular trials of Paulo Coelho and his mysterious mentor, Petrus, as they make their journey of discovery across Spain--on a legendary road that has been traveled by pilgrims since the Middle Ages.
Here Paulo Coelho details his journey across Spain along the legendaryroad of San Tiago, which pilgrims have travelled since Middle Ages. On this contemporary quest, he encounters a Chaucerian variety of mysterious guides and devilish opponents and learns to understand the nature of truth through the simplicity of life. The Pilgrimage holds an important place in Paulo Coelho’s literary canon.His first book, it not only paved the way for his phenomenal novel The Alchemist , but it also fully expresses his humanist philosophy and the depth of his unique search for meaning.
About the Author
Paulo Coelho is one of the most beloved writers of our time. With sales of over 85 million copies worldwide, his books have been translated into 63 languages and published in 150 countries. He is the recipient of numerous prestigious international awards and was inducted into the Brazilian Academy of Letters in 2002. Mr. Coelho also writes a weekly column syndicated throughout the world.
Paulo Coelho nació en Brasil en 1947 y es uno de los autores con más influencia de hoy día. Conocido mundialmente por el bestseller internacional, El Alquimista, ha vendido más de 47 millones de libros en todo el mundo que han sido traducidos a 56 idiomas. Asimismo, ha recibido destacados premios y menciones internacionales como el Planetary Arts Ward, el Cristal Award concedido por el Foro Económico Mundial y la prestigiosa distinción de Chevalier de l'Ordre de la Légion D'Honneur del gobierno francés. Paulo Coelho escribe una columna semanal que se publica en los periódicos más importantes de todo el mundo.
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