The Alchemist

Writer: Paulo Coelho

Language: Portuguese (Original), English (Translated)

Genre: Fiction

Publisher: Harper Collins Publishers

Catalog Reference: ISBN 978 81 7223 498 0


Appreciations Received:  
I am choosing only a very few out of hundreds of so. . .
Madonna –
“The Alchemist is a beautiful book about magic, dreams and the treasures we seek elsewhere and then end on our doorstep”

The Times – 

“His books have had a life-enhancing impact on millions of people”


This is a story of a boy called Santiago and his journey to the unknown lands of Tangier and Egypt. He is a poor Andalusian shepherd who always dreamt about traveling the world, see new lands, meet new people. He had a dream of discovering some extravagant hidden treasures someday.s

The story tells us how this small shepherd boy travels the world and ultimately meets an alchemist who was actually waiting for him to come.

The Alchemist is a story of our hidden dreams, and it essentially teaches us how to listen to our heart to pursue our dreams no matter how impossible those seem at first. It casts a permanent impression on your mind and after reading this novel you will be a different person, at least your perception about your life surely will change.

Go, get your copy today itself if not yet done so!

Price:  £ UK, 250/- INR


2 Comments Add yours

  1. Praveen JDev says:

    Its an inspirational book..!


    1. Yes indeed! Thanks a lot Praveen for sharing your thought and opinion. Please keep visiting the blog, I will be posting my views on many more novels. I would love to hear your opinion and views on those as well. Thanks again!


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