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Every few decades a book is published that changes the lives of its readers forever. The Alchemist is such a book. With over a million and a half copies sold around the world, The Alchemist has already established itself as a modern classic, universally admired. Paulo Coelho's charming fable, now available in English for the first time, will enchant and inspire an even wider audience of readers for generations to come. The Alchemist is the magical story of Santiago, an Andalusian shepherd boy who yearns to travel in search of a worldly treasure as extravagant as any ever found. From his home in Spain he journeys to the markets of Tangiers and across the Egyptian desert to a fateful encounter with the alchemist. The story of the treasures Santiago finds along the way teaches us, as only a few stories have done, about the essential wisdom of listening to our hearts, learning to read the omens strewn along life's path, and, above all, following our dreams.

Synopsis:

An Andalusian shepherd boy named Santiago travels from his homeland in Spain to the Egyptian desert in search of a treasure buried in the Pyramids. Along the way he meets a Gypsy woman, a man who calls himself king, and an alchemist, all of whom point Santiago in the direction of his quest. No one knows what the treasure is, or if Santiago...

Product Details

ISBN:
9780061741241
Subtitle:
A Graphic Novel
Publisher:
HarperSanFrancisco
Creator:
Paulo Coelho
Author:
Coelho, Paulo
Author:
Paulo Coelho
Subject:
Fiction : Literary
Subject:
Picture books for children
Subject:
General
Subject:
Fables
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
Shepherds
Subject:
Alchemists.
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Subject:
Metaphysics -- Fiction.
Subject:
Metaphysics-General
Subject:
main_subject
Subject:
all_subjects
Edition Description:
Product
Publication Date:
19930416
Binding:
ELECTRONIC
Language:
English
Pages:
177

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Fiction and Poetry » Literature » A to Z
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Product details 177 pages HarperCollins - English 9780061741241 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , An Andalusian shepherd boy named Santiago travels from his homeland in Spain to the Egyptian desert in search of a treasure buried in the Pyramids. Along the way he meets a Gypsy woman, a man who calls himself king, and an alchemist, all of whom point Santiago in the direction of his quest. No one knows what the treasure is, or if Santiago...
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