Here Paulo Coelho details his journey across Spain along the legendaryroad of San Tiago, which pilgrims have travelled since Middle Ages. On this contemporary quest, he encounters a Chaucerian variety of mysterious guides and devilish opponents and learns to understand the nature of truth through the simplicity of life. The Pilgrimage holds an important place in Paulo Coelho's literary canon. His first book, it not only paved the way for his phenomenal novel The Alchemist , but it also fully expresses his humanist philosophy and the depth of his unique search for meaning.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - IonaS - LibraryThing
This is the story of a journey on the Road to Santiago, which we nowadays generally term the “Camino”. The protagonist and storyteller is called Paulo, like the author, so perhaps this tale is ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - CarinaRodrigues - LibraryThing
I've read a lot of Paulo Coelho over the years, but I had never read "The Pilgrimage" in its entirety. Last week, after watching a special about the Portuguese road to Santiago, I decided to read this ... Read full review