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The Alchemist

25th Anniversary Edition

Paulo Coelho

Embark on a transformative journey with the tale of Santiago, an Andalusian shepherd boy who sets out from Spain to the Egyptian desert in search of buried treasure, only to discover the true wealth lies within. Paulo Coelho weaves a powerful and inspiring story full of wisdom and humanity, reminding readers of the importance of following our dreams and listening to our hearts.
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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
.@alegra_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
I started listing #BooksIRead in the year 2012. Out of the lists some books were outstanding. My 10 Books of the Decade 2010-2019 ( Books I read during the decade that were impactful to me and my work as a leader ). #BooksOfTheDecade      source
@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
2. The Alchemist @paulocoelho stunned the world with the power of affirmations, through this book. A delightful, powerful book to start your reading habit.      source
This simple little book contains hugely profound meaning.      source
@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
@ruthanneroth Love that book      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
@jeaniezk @AnthonyIrwinLA @LakerFilmRoom I do honestly love that book      source
Actually, The Alchemist by @paulocoelho is my favorite book :)      source
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
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