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The Alchemist

Average rating
4 out of 5
Based on 1,002,436 Ratings and 50,551 Reviews

Book Description
Like the one-time bestseller Jonathan Livingston Seagull, The Alchemist presents a simple fable, based on simple truths and places it in a highly unique situation. And though we may sniff a bestselling formula, it is certainly not a new one: even the ancient tribal storytellers knew that this is the most successful method of entertaining an audience while slipping in a lesson or two. Brazilian sto... More
Book Information
PublisherHarperCollins Publishers
BindingPaperback (146 editions)
Reading LevelAdult
# of Pages197
Publication Date04/25/2006
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About Paulo Coelho (Author) : Paulo Coelho is a published author of adult books. Some of the published credits of Paulo Coelho include The Alchemist, Enigma: 2008 calendar.
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About Alan R. Clarke (Translator) : Alan R. Clarke is a published illustrator and a translator. Published credits of Alan R. Clarke include The Alchemist: A Fable About Following Your Dream.
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7/1/2014 Diane Damore tagged as: I'm reading

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4/16/2014 Visalakshy Loganathan said: The book was really amazing. Many times we aren't aware of God's presence in our lives. This book reminds me of that...
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7/31/2012 Don Nelson said: My favorite book
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9/14/2010 Gina T tagged as: I read

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9/11/2009 Tina Mackin said: Inspiring! Many of his words ended up in my personal journal!
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8/14/2009 Nina Petite tagged as: Inspired me, I recommend, I read

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7/15/2009 Marie Paris said: Deep, thought provoking, soft spirituality. Beautiful setting in the story (Amazon).
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3/25/2009 Ebony Haywood said: Classic tale of a hero's journey through heroism
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11/18/2008 Stephanie McNamara said: It's definitely a slow read because you think as you go (I did anyway) - very thought provoking and you put your life into the mix
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8/2/2007 Little Willow tagged as: I Read

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8/1/2007 Sondra LaBrie tagged as: I Read

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