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The Alchemist

25th Anniversary Edition

Paulo Coelho

Paulo Coelho's enchanting novel has inspired a devoted following around the world. This story, dazzling in its powerful simplicity and inspiring wisdom, is about an Andalusian shepherd boy named Santiago who travels from his homeland in Spain to the Egyptian desert in search of a treasure buried in the Pyramids. What starts out as a journey to find...
Publish Date
September 9
First Published in 1988
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Will help you implement ways of applying successful traits to your life that will take you up.      source
Feb 06, 2015
[email protected]_maffei @TheGRAMMYs My favorite book is @paulocoelho's The Alchemist. I believe everything is written, u just have to pay attention      source
One of my favourite books is the Alchemist of Paolo Coelho, and I just believe that I can create whatever I want to create, if I will put my head on right, study it, learn the patterns. I just feel very strongly that we are who we choose to be.       source
Oct 21, 2013
@ErskineMarinda Love it! There's a great quote in the Alchemist: When you're on the right path the universe conspires to help you!      source
Speaks of everyone having an ultimate goal in life, but most of us are too afraid to pursue it. The encouragement to fulfill your dreams is very inspirational!      source
This simple little book contains hugely profound meaning.      source
Feb 21, 2021
@MdharaTheo Well done 👏🏾👏🏾👏🏾 That is an excellent book      source
A few of my favorite books .... Reading is one of my favorite pastimes. It's so great to get outside my head for...      source
I spent an inspiring evening with Paolo at his Rio home, around the time we were launching Spotify in Brazil. It was fascinating to talk to him about how this book came to be such a hit — he never backed down, and allowed people to read it for free in order to then boost sales — much like how Spotify’s freemium model was perceived in the early days.      source
One of the first books that profoundly changed my life for the better.      source
It’s that reminder that as you go out in the world and you’re looking for all these things, sometimes it is within us.      source
Jun 13, 2019
@jeaniezk @AnthonyIrwinLA @LakerFilmRoom I do honestly love that book      source
May 19, 2020
Actually, The Alchemist by @paulocoelho is my favorite book :)      source
Mar 28, 2021
The book that got me to dream. Santiago’s journey was a huge inspiration in my twenties.      source
One of the books I’ve given most as a gift.      source
Apr 29, 2021
The key to life is alchemy… (There is a wonderful book by Paulo Coelho called “The Alchemist” which you should read) You have to be able to take your hardships... And turn them into foundations that you can build upon. When I got stabbed in the face...      source
I’ve loved The Alchemist for a very long time.      source