Paulo Coelho: Confessions of a Pilgrim

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HarperCollins, 2001 - Authors, Brazilian - 232 pages
Revealing interviews with the author of The Alchemist and Veronika Decides to Die This fascinating book is full of Paulo's unique insights and life story and will have huge appeal for his fans. It is the closest thing there is to an autobiography by Paulo. The conversational style interviews, conducted by eminent journalist Juan Arias, are entertaining and inspiring, and cover a wide range of topics: Paulo's being institutionalised 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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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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