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User Review  - Lisa.Johnson.James - LibraryThing

This does well as a stand alone book even though I understand it's actually the third book. It's a simple tale of Good vs Evil, set in a small town, I presume somewhere in South America, in a town ... Read full review

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User Review  - CharityBradford - LibraryThing

This book has a timeless theme. Good and evil, completely separate from one another, or can both reside in the same place? I enjoyed the story, but found that for such a short book it took a long time ... Read full review

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User Review  - revslick - LibraryThing

Coelho is a teller of parables and fables. Sometimes the weave of tales crafts story and character gracefully leading you into an illuminated journey and other times the illuminated journey is like a ... Read full review

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User Review  - JudyCroome - LibraryThing

A thought provoking book on the concept of Good vs Evil in the human soul. Coehlo writes a simple but powerful message in an easily accessible style and provides the readers with a glimpse of the ... Read full review

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User Review  - pajakupj - LibraryThing

Again good and bad ideas are fighting with each others. In this book is again a witch, or belived to be witch like so many other Coelho´s books. Miss Prym goes to a situation which she coudn´t belive ... Read full review

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User Review  - strandbooks - LibraryThing

This novel reminded me of the allegorical style of Pilgrim's Progress and Magical Realism (I think that's what it is called) of Gabriel Garcia Marquez. There are only 2 characters with actual names ... Read full review

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User Review  - Cecilturtle - LibraryThing

In this novel, Coelho tries to explain good and evil, their many faces and manifestations. While this is a fascinating debate and while the author relates some good stories within the plot, his very ... Read full review

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User Review  - wendyrey - LibraryThing

Another odd story from Coelho, the plot as impenetrable as ever, I’m not that keen on his writing style either which is odd as I usually like sparse writing. Read full review


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