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Every few decades a book is published that changes the lives of its readers forever. The Alchemist is such a book. With over two million copies sold in English and twenty-one million copies worldwide, The Alchemist has established itself as a modern classic that will enchant and inspire readers for generations to come.
Paulo Coelho has been a member of the Brazilian Academy of Letters since 2002, and in 2007, he was appointed United Nations Messenger of Peace. He is also the most followed author on social media.
“A wise and inspiring fable about the pilgrimage that life should be.”
-M. Scott Peck
“An adventure story full of magic and wisdom.”
-Rudolfo Anaya, author of Bless Me, Ultima
“A touching, inspiring fable.”
“A magical little volume.”
-San Francisco Chronicle
“[This] Brazilian wizard makes books disappear from stores.”
-New York Times
“[His] books have had a life-enchanting effect on millions of people.”
“A beautiful story with a pointed message for every reader.”
-Joseph Girzone, author of Joshua
“As memorable and meaningful as Saint-Exupery’s The Little Prince.”
“A sweetly exotic tale for young and old alike.”
“A most tender and gentle story. It is a rare gem of a book.”
-Gerald G. Jampolsky, M.D., co-author of Change Our Mind, Change Your Life
“An entrepreneurial tale of universal wisdom we can apply to the business of our own lives.”
-Spencer Johnson, M.D., co-author of The One-Minute Manager
“A remarkable tale about the most magical of all journeys: the quest to fulfill one’s destiny.”
-Anthony Robbins, author of Awaken the Giant Within