"We are all pilgrims in search of the unknown . . ."
With book sales of more than 23 million, Paulo Coelho is a publishing phenomenon. To many people, he remains something of an enigma. This revealing biography gives readers a truly moving insight into Paulo Coelho's world and his spirituality.
Juan Arias is a skillful interviewer. Probing questions encourage Paulo Coelho to reflect deeply on his life and its meaning. For the first time, Paulo Coelho talks about the many painful moments he has survived: his struggle with drugs; his involvement in black and satanic magic; his experience in a mental hospital and his experience of prison and torture.
We discover how Coelho's political and ethical philosophies were formed; his views on organised religion and spirituality are explored; how he views his work is discussed, along with the deep relationship and connection he has with his readers. We also gain surprising insights into Coelho's daily life.
Coelho has always been a non-conformist, constantly searching for new things and trying out the good and the bad that comes his way. 'Paulo Coelho: Confessions Of A Pilgrim' is a unique insight into the life of this world-famous writer.
- Publication Date:
- 01 / 04 / 2002
- 128 x 198mm