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The Alchemist

By: Coelho, Paulo

000821414X / 9780008214142
Paperback
01/07/2016
Uncertain
129 x 198 mm, 270 grams
Quiz No: 212032, Points 6.00, Book Level 6.40,
Upper Years - Key Stage 3 Learn More

Every few decades a book is published that changes the lives of its readers forever.

This is such a book - a magical fable about learning to listen to your heart, read the omens strewn along life's path and, above, all follow your dreams.This is the magical story of Santiago, an Andalusian shepherd boy who dreams of travelling the world in search of a worldly treasure as fabulous as any ever found.

From his home in Spain he journeys to the markets of Tangiers, and from there into the Egyptian desert, where a fateful encounter with the alchemist awaits himWith Paulo's visionary blend of spirituality, magical realism and folklore, The Alchemist is a global phenomenon.

Having sold over 30 million copies worldwide, it is a story with the power to inspire nations and change people's lives.

BIC:

FA Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)

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