The spellbinding new novel from one of the world's best-loved authors, Paulo Coelho, recounting the story of Brida, and her pursuit of wisdom.This is the story of Brida, and her quest for knowledge. She has long been interested in various aspects of magic. One day, she decides to visit the Master who lives in a small town outside Dublin. She finds him in the forest where he spends his days. Her first 'lesson' is to be left alone in the forest all night, where she learns to overcome her fears and to trust in the goodness of the world.At dawn she leaves the forest. The Master has been watching her and is pleased with what he has seen. Back in Dublin, she begins frequenting a bookshop that specialises in books on witchcraft. Eventually she plucks up the courage to speak to the owner. He sends her to a woman who is a mistress of the Tradition of the Moon. When Brida goes to see her, the woman immediately recognises that Brida has a gift, though what that gift is, she does not yet know.With the woman's help, Brida learns how to dance to the music of the world, and how to pray to the moon. She visits the Master in the forest again to say thank you and the mystery she is chasing deepens, as she learns some important truths.This entralling novel incorporates themes fans of Paulo will love. It is a tale of love, passion, mystery and spirituality.