Book :: The Alchemist

The Alchemist
By: Paulo Coelho
Pages: 167
Published: 1988
Genre(s): Philosophy
Rating: (17)


7 points

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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...

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Polilla-Lynn Polilla-Lynn

This is the story of a shepherd boy who set out on a quest to find treasure. He encounters several people who help him in various ways, and learns many wise things along his travels. Symbolic, spiritual, interesting.

Oct 18th, 2019

forline forline

I didn't love it as much as many did.

Mar 24th, 2018

justinwolfe82 justinwolfe82

An easy read with a lot of messages in it. Makes you think about life and priorities.

Jul 14th, 2017

sanayhs sanayhs

Sep 23rd, 2015

bryanoz bryanoz

Jul 3rd, 2015

ladylass30 ladylass30

Jan 7th, 2015

Anca Anca

Nov 27th, 2014

red13x red13x

Not a bad book, it certainly made me think.

Oct 11th, 2014

brendasteph brendasteph

Jun 19th, 2014

bdubransky bdubransky

May 26th, 2014

ariellewelch ariellewelch

May 1st, 2014

margyly margyly

Trite, boring, and a real disappointment.

Mar 13th, 2014

Humpparitari Humpparitari

Mar 8th, 2014

ibastias ibastias

Dec 10th, 2013

QueenBeeChelle QueenBeeChelle

Aug 20th, 2013

mariamitica mariamitica

Aug 20th, 2013

mayafreedman mayafreedman

Beautiful book, loved it!

Jun 25th, 2013

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94th on The Big Read by BBC