The Alchemist 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. No one knows what the treasure is, or if Santiago will be able to surmount the obstacles along the way. But what starts out as a journey to find worldly goods turns into a discovery of the treasure found within.
Lush, evocative, and deeply humane, his story is an eternal testament to the transforming power of our dreams and the importance of listening to our hearts.
- Publication Date:
- 01 / 05 / 2014
- 136 x 205mm
I found The Alchemist to be a thrilling and captivating novel about following your dream! The story follows a shepard who sets off to discover his treasure which is located in the Egyptian pyramids. As he journeys across the land in search of his treasure, we learn that it's not about the destination, but the journey. Paulo Coelho writes a unforgettable story in a beautiful way which will stick in your mind for a long time after you've finished reading! - Emily (QBD)
A Must Read
This is a must read for absolutely everyone! It is one of those books that touches your soul and stays with you long after the last page has been turned. It's a book about following your dreams and staying true to yourself in times of peace and in times of hardship. It's about listening to your heart and trusting your instincts. It's a wonderful book that brings life back into focus and gives you perspective when you need it most. Inspiring! - Taysa