Paulo Coelho: Confessions of a Pilgrim

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HarperCollinsPublishers, 2001 - Authors, Brazilian - 232 pages
These conversational style interviews with Paul Coehlo, conducted by journalist Juan Arias, cover a wide range of topics including: Paul's being institutionalized as a young man for his artistic leanings; his kidnapping and torture by paramilitaries; his experiences with Black Magic and drugs; his epiphany at Dauchau, and vision of his own death; his views on the nature of writing and the spiritual quest.

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User Review  - ElOsoBlanco - LibraryThing

I really like Paulo Coelho, and that's why this book disappointed me. The story just kind of drags on and on, and the whole narrative feels a little thin. Read full review

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User Review  - adam.carlson - LibraryThing

first, this book isn't about El Camino de Santiago at all. it takes a HUGE back seat to Coelho's narcissism. second, this was nothing more than a bunch of new age, humanist, mumbo-jumbo. when he ... Read full review


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Private Life
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About the author (2001)

Paulo Coelho’s books have won numerous awards and are permanent fixtures on bestseller lists in the UK and around the world. He and his wife Christina, live in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

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