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  • Paulo Coelho

    In his new novel, Paulo Coelho, bestselling author of The Alchemist and Adultery, brings to life one of history's most enigmatic women: Mata Hari.  HER ONLY CRIME WAS TO BE AN INDEPENDENT WOMAN   When Mata Hari arrived in Paris she was penniless.  Within months she was the most celebrated woman in the city.   As a dancer, she shocked and delighted audiences; as a courtesan, she bewitched the era’s richest and most powerful men.   But as paranoia consumed a country at war, Mata Hari’s lifestyle brought her under suspicion. In 1917, she was arrested in her hotel room on the Champs Elysees, and accused of espionage. ...read more

  • Paulo Coelho

    In his new novel, Paulo Coelho, bestselling author of The Alchemist and Adultery, brings to life one of history's most enigmatic women: Mata Hari.  HER ONLY CRIME WAS TO BE AN INDEPENDENT WOMAN   When Mata Hari arrived in Paris she was penniless.  Within months she was the most celebrated woman in the city.   As a dancer, she shocked and delighted audiences; as a courtesan, she bewitched the era’s richest and most powerful men.   But as paranoia consumed a country at war, Mata Hari’s lifestyle brought her under suspicion. In 1917, she was arrested in her hotel room on the Champs Elysees, and accused of espionage. ...read more

  • Paulo Coelho

    En este audiolibro, Paulo Coelho, autor bestseller de El Alquimista y Adulterio, da vida a una de las mujeres más enigmáticas de la historia: Mata Hari, quien fuera acusada de espionaje durante la Primera Guerra Mundial. Ella creó al personaje, su muerte creó el mito. Su único crimen fue ser una mujer independiente. Como bailarina, conmocionó y deleitó a las audiencias; como cortesana, hechizó a los hombres más ricos y poderosos. Pero conforme la paranoia consumía a un país en medio de la Primera Guerra Mundial, el estilo de vida de Mata Hari la volvió sospechosa. En 1917 fue arrestada y acusada de espionaje en su habitación de hotel en los Campos Elíseos. Y aunque...read more

  • Paulo Coelho

    Brida es un fascinante relato basado en una historia real que mezcla pasión, misterio y espiritiualidad, grandes temas que los lectores de Paulo Coelho reconocerán. A Brida, una joven irlandesa de veintiún años, le interesa la magia, pero quiere ir más allá y profundizar en sus poderes. Para ello, irá en busca de personas de gran sabiduría, y conocerá al Mago, quien la guiará en su camino. En la exploración de su destino, Brida descubrirá, junto al lector, el poder transformador del amor y tratará de encontrar el equilibrio entre sus relaciones y el deseo de convertirse en bruja. «Escoger un camino significa abandonar otros. Si pretendes recorrrer todos los...read more

  • Paulo Coelho

    This audio edition of Paulo Coelho's Christmas Stories includes several Christmas tales that speak of the joy, generosity, humility, and small yet large miracles that we experience in our day to day...read more

  • Paulo Coelho

    “[Coelho’s] special talent seems to be his ability to speak to everyone at once. The kind of spirituality he espouses is to all comers. . . . His readers often say that they see their own lives in his own books.” —New Yorker From the bestselling author of The Alchemist, Paulo Coelho, comes an absorbing new novel that holds a mirror up to our culture’s obsession with fame, glamour, and...read more

  • Paulo Coelho

    A classic masterwork of spiritual tension and realization from Paulo Coelho, this powerful story of one man’s battle with self-doubt and fear is now available in a beautiful new package from HarperOne. An essential volume alongside Coelho’s other bestselling and influential books, such as The Alchemist, The Pilgrimage, Brida, and The Winner Stands Alone, the searing and unforgettable narrative in The Valkyries asks the questions most central to all literature—and all of humanity’s quest for understanding. Why is it that we destroy the things we love most? And how can we learn to let go of the past and believe in the...read more

  • Paulo Coelho

    Another stunning novel by the author of The Alchemist. Aleph marks a return to Paulo Coelho’s beginnings. In a frank and surprising personal story, one of the world’s most beloved authors embarks on a remarkable and transformative journey of self-discovery. Facing a grave crisis of faith, and seeking a path of spiritual renewal and growth, Paulo decides to start over: to travel, to experiment, to reconnect with people and the world. On this journey through Europe, Africa, and Asia, he will again meet Hilal—the woman he loved 500 years before—an encounter that will initiate a mystical voyage through time and space, through past and present, in search of...read more

  • Paulo Coelho

    Brida, a young Irish girl, has long been interested in various aspects of magic but is searching for something more. Her search leads her to people of great wisdom. She meets a wise man who dwells in a forest, who teaches her to trust in the goodness of the world, and a woman who teaches her how to dance to the music of the world. As Brida seeks her destiny, she struggles to find a balance between her relationships and her desire to become a witch. This enthralling novel incorporates themes that fans of Paulo Coelho will recognize and treasure. It is a tale of love, passion, mystery, and spirituality from the master...read more

  • Paulo Coelho

    From the internationally bestselling author of The Alchemist comes The Pine Tree at St. Martin, a never-before-published Christmas parable for the ages. Fans of Paulo Coelho will immediately recognize the master storyteller's incomparable voice, and will treasure this story's simplicity and poignancy for many Christmas seasons to...read more

  • Paulo Coelho

    How do we find the courage to always be true to ourselves—even if we are unsure of who we are? That is the central question of international bestselling author Paulo Coelho’s profound new work, The Witch of Portobello. It is the story of a mysterious woman named Athena, told by the many who knew her well—or hardly at all. Like The Alchemist, The Witch of Portobello is the kind of story that will transform the way readers think about love, passion, joy, and...read more

  • Paulo Coelho

    From bestselling author and international sensation Paulo Coelho, a novel set in a small village about a young, poor barmaid whose wager with the devil leads to a spiritual transformation. A stranger arrives at the remote village of Viscos, carrying with him a backpack containing a notebook and eleven gold bars. He comes searching for the answer to a question that torments him: Are human beings, in essence, good or evil? In welcoming the mysterious foreigner, the whole village becomes an accomplice to his sophisticated plot, which will forever mark their lives. A novel of temptation, The Devil and Miss Prym is a thought-provoking parable of a community devoured by greed,...read more

  • Paulo Coelho

    The bestselling novel from international literary phenomenon Paulo Coelho, author of The Alchemist. ‘Love is a terrible thing that will make you suffer…’ So says Maria, a young Brazilian girl convinced from an early age that she will never find true love. A chance meeting in Rio takes her to Geneva, but the glittering life she hoped for was a fantasy. The reality – selling herself to survive – is a dehumanising grind that pushes her further away from real love, towards a fascination with pure physical pleasure. But when her emotional barriers are tested by a handsome young painter, she must choose between the dark path she is on and...read more

  • Paulo Coelho

    It begins with a glimpse or a passing thought. It ends in obsession. One day a renowned author discovers that his wife, a war correspondent, has disappeared leaving no trace. Though time brings more success and new love, he remains mystified – and increasingly fascinated – by her absence. Was she kidnapped, blackmailed, or simply bored with their marriage? The unrest she causes is as strong as the attraction she exerts. His search for her – and for the truth of his own life – takes him from France to Spain, Croatia and, eventually, the bleakly beautiful landscape of Central Asia. More than that, it takes him from the safety of his world to a...read more

  • Paulo Coelho

    From one of the world's best loved storytellers, Paulo Coelho, comes a riveting novel tracing the mysterious life and disappearance of Athena dubbed ‘the Witch of Portobello’. The novel unravels Athena's mysterious beginnings, via an orphanage in Romania, to a childhood in Beirut. When war breaks out, her adoptive family move with her to London, where a dramatic turn of events occurs… Athena, who has been dubbed 'the Witch of Portobello' for her seeming powers of prophecy, disappears dramatically, leaving those who knew her to solve the mystery of her life and abrupt departure. Like The Alchemist, The Witch of Portobello is the...read more

  • Khalil Gibran

    * Große Autoren: Paulo Coelho, Eric-Emmanuel Schmitt, Khalil Gibran und Roland Kübler * Gelesen von Kai Wiesinger Die Geschichten dieses Hörbuchs erzählen von der Sehnsucht nach Liebe, der Sehnsucht nach Sinn und dem Streben nach Wahrheit. Lassen Sie sich in eine Welt voller poetischer Bilder entführen und fangen Sie an zu...read more

  • Paulo Coelho

    Del exitoso autor de El Alquimista, Aleph y Once minutos, traducido a 80 idiomas y con más de 165 millones de copias vendidas en más de 170 países, el audiolibro de Manuscrito encontrado en el Accra desvela que la sabiduría de la vida consiste en dominar las cosas que nos esclavizan. 14 de julio de 1099. Mientras Jerusalén se prepara para la invasión de los cruzados, un griego conocido como el Copta convoca a una reunión con los jóvenes y los viejos, los hombres y las mujeres de la ciudad. Entonces les habla sobre la lealtad, el miedo, la valentía, la soledad, el amor, el sexo, la belleza y la elegancia, y mientras lo hace, sus palabras ofrecen verdad y guía, y develan los...read more

  • Paulo Coelho

    The latest novel from the #1 internationally best-selling author of The Alchemist. There is nothing wrong with anxiety. Although we cannot control God’s time, it is part of the human condition to want to receive the thing we are waiting for as quickly as possible. Or to drive away whatever is causing our fear. . . . Anxiety was born in the very same moment as mankind. And since we will never be able to master it, we will have to learn to live with it—just as we have learned to live with storms.   *  *  *   July 14, 1099. Jerusalem awaits the invasion of the crusaders who have surrounded the city’s gates. There, inside the ancient...read more

  • Paulo Coelho

    The Pilgrimage paved the way to Paulo Coehlo's international bestselling novel The Alchemist. In many ways, these two volumes are companions—to truly comprehend one, you must read the other. Step inside this captivating account of Paulo Coehlo's pilgrimage along the road to Santiago. This fascinating parable explores the need to find one's own path. In the end, we discover that the extraordinary is always found in the ordinary and simple ways of everyday people. Part adventure story, part guide to self-discovery, this compelling tale delivers the perfect combination of enchantment and...read more

  • Paulo Coelho

    Twenty-four-year-old Veronika seems to have everything—youth and beauty, boyfriends and a loving family, a fulfilling job. But something is missing in her life. So, one cold November morning, she takes a handful of sleeping pills expecting never to wake up. But she does—at a mental hospital where she is told that she has only days to live.   Inspired by events in Coelho’s own life, Veronika Decides to Die questions the meaning of madness and celebrates individuals who do not fit into patterns society considers to be normal. Bold and illuminating, it is a dazzling portrait of a young woman at the crossroads of despair and liberation, and a poetic, exuberant...read more