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The Alchemist

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Jeremy Irons

4 Hours 1 Minutes

HarperAudio

October 2005

Audio Book Summary

The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho continues to change the lives of its readers forever. With more than two million copies sold around the world, The Alchemist has established itself as a modern classic, universally admired.

Paulo Coelho’s masterpiece tells the magical story of Santiago, an Andalusian shepherd boy who yearns to travel in search of a worldly treasure as extravagant as any ever found.

The story of the treasures Santiago finds along the way teaches us, as only a few stories can, about the essential wisdom of listening to our hearts, learning to read the omens strewn along life’s path, and, above all, following our dreams.

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  • Ramya K

    An already wonderful story was made even more wonderful by the brilliant narration!

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  • Eva S

    The Alchemist was a wonderful allegory. Jeremy Iron’s narration was exquisite. I am now aware of my personal legend.

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  • Raquel D

    I LOVE THIS BOOK. I read it a couple of times a year, and it always inspires me and re-energizes me.

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  • Veronica M.

    This is my favorite story. I’ve literally been listening to it in its entirety over and over again. The narrator is wonderful.

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  • Angie G.

    This book was a joy to read. My 7th grade son was reading it in English class and his teacher invited the parents to read it as well....I am glad that I did. What I took away from it will be much different than my 13 year old son, but it is truly a treasure. A beautiful, simple story that tells of life's mysteries without very much pomp or circumstance...the narrator brings the story of a boy in search of his Personal Legend in a mesmerizing way. His voice is calming yet personifies each character as he reads. I've recruiting other mom's to read it and I can't wait to meet for coffee and discover their own Personal Legends.....ha! Read it, you won't regret it!

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  • Laurens V

    A nice book if you are looking for something more spiritual/philosophical. It will have you wondering about life and decisions you make, things that happen, ... I would have given it 3.5 stars if that was an option. The story itself is not really special or gripping in any way. I really loved the narration, couldn't be better.

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  • Yuselfi O

    This book makes you feel brand new every time. The narration was extraordinary as well.

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  • Irene M

    Exelent it is such a rewarding book and the narrator was so good.

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  • Anonymous

    Good lessons about destiny, life and love

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  • Dawood G.

    A brilliant book and narrator was also great. It was my first audio book and I loved it.

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