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  • Paulo Coelho

    Another incredible novel from the #1 internationally bestselling author of The Alchemist. July 14, 1099. The city of Accra awaits the invasion of the crusaders who have surrounded the gates. There, within the city walls, men and women of every age have gathered to hear the words of a mysterious man known only as the Copt. He has summoned the townspeople to address their fears with truth, hope and comfort. They begin with questions about defeat and struggle; they contemplate the virtues of loyalty and solitude; and they ultimately turn to questions of beauty, love, wisdom, and what the future holds. “What is success?” poses the Copt. “It is being able to...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

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    Cada segundo de nuestra existencia optamos entre la alternativa de seguir adelante o de abandonar. Escucha ahora la obra de un novelista irreverente y actual. Adéntrate en la obra de un autor provocador y valiente, que rompe con los esquemas preconcebidos de nuestra sociedad. Un fenómeno literario con millones de seguidores en las redes sociales. Veronika es una joven completamente normal. Parece tenerlo todo: es guapa, no le faltan pretendientes y tiene un buen trabajo. Su vida transcurre sin mayores sobresaltos, sin grandes alegrías ni grandes tristezas. Pero no es feliz. Por eso, una mañana de noviembre, Veronika decide acabar con su vida. Sueños y fantasías. Deseo...read more

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    «Había una vez una prostituta llamada María...» Como un cuento de hadas contado para adultos, así comienza la novela que conmovió al mundo. Escucha ahora la obra de un novelista irreverente y actual. Adéntrate en la obra de un autor provocador y valiente, que rompe con los esquemas preconcebidos de nuestra sociedad. Un fenómeno literario con millones de seguidores en las redes sociales. Escucha ahora esta historia sobre lo sublime. Once minutos es una novela que explora la naturaleza del sexo y el amor, y ofrece al lector una experiencia inigualable. María es de un pueblo al norte de Brasil. Todavía adolescente, viaja a Río de Janeiro, donde conoce a un empresario...read more

  • Paulo Coelho

    From the #1 best-selling author of The Alchemist comes an inspiring story about a young man seeking wisdom from an elder, and the practical lessons imparted along the way. Includes stunning illustrations by Christoph Niemann. “A novelist who writes in a universal language.” —The New York Times In The Archer we meet Tetsuya, a man once famous for his prodigious gift with a bow and arrow but who has since retired from public life, and the boy who comes searching for him. The boy has many questions, and in answering them Tetsuya illustrates the way of the bow and the tenets of a meaningful life. Paulo Coelho's story suggests that living without 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

  • Paulo Coelho

    Un apasionante peregrinaje por el Camino de Santiago Escucha ahora la obra de un novelista irreverente y actual. Adéntrate en la obra de un autor provocador y valiente, que rompe con los esquemas preconcebidos de nuestra sociedad. Un fenómeno literario con millones de seguidores en las redes sociales. En este apasionante relato, Paulo Coelho narra las peripecias de su peregrinaje por el Camino de Santiago. En compañía de su guía espiritual, el misterioso y enigmático Petrus, Paulo se enfrenta a una serie de pruebas y ejercicios, conoce a figuras que ponen en apuros su determinación y su fe, sortea peligros insidiosos y tentaciones amenazadoras, para encontrar la espada...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

    Random House presents the audiobook edition of Hippie by Paulo Coelho, read by Graham Halstead. In HIPPIE, his most autobiographical novel to date, Paulo Coelho takes us back in time to re-live the dream of a generation that longed for peace and dared to challenge the established social order – authoritarian politics, conservative modes of behavior, excessive consumerism, and an unbalanced concentration of wealth and power. Following the “three days of peace and music” at Woodstock, the 1969 gathering in Bethel, NY that would change the world forever, hippie paradises began to emerge all around the world. In the Dam Square in Amsterdam, long-haired young people wearing vibrant...read more

  • Paulo Coelho

    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...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

    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

    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

  • Paulo Coelho

    Transform your life. Rewrite your destiny. In his most personal novel to date, internationally best-selling author Paulo Coelho returns with a remarkable journey of self-discovery. Like the main character in his much-beloved The Alchemist, Paulo is facing a grave crisis of faith. As he seeks a path of spiritual renewal and growth, he decides to begin again: to travel, to experiment, to reconnect with people and the landscapes around him. Setting off to Africa, and then to Europe and Asia via the Trans-Siberian Railway, he initiates a journey to revitalize his energy and passion. Even so, he never expects to meet Hilal. A gifted young violinist, she is the woman Paulo loved five...read more

  • Paulo Coelho

    Cuando una persona desea realmente algo, el Universo entero conspira para que pueda realizar su sueño. Escucha ahora la obra de un novelista irreverente y actual. Adéntrate en la obra de un autor provocador y valiente, que rompe con los esquemas preconcebidos de nuestra sociedad. Un fenómeno literario con millones de seguidores en las redes sociales. El Alquimista relata las aventuras de Santiago, un joven pastor andaluz que un día abandona su rebaño para ir en pos de una quimera. Un enriquecedor viaje por las arenas del desierto que recrea un símbolo hermoso y revelador de la vida, el hombre y sus sueños. Cuando una persona desea realmente algo, el Universo entero conspira...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

    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

    From South America to Holland to Nepal—a new journey in the company of Paulo Coelho, bestselling author of The Alchemist.   Drawing on the rich experience of his own life, bestselling author Paulo Coelho takes us back in time to relive the dreams of a generation that longed for peace. In Hippie, he tells the story of Paulo, a young, skinny Brazilian man with a goatee and long, flowing hair, who dreams of becoming a writer, and Karla, a Dutch woman in her twenties who has been waiting to find a companion to accompany her on the fabled hippie trail to Nepal. After meeting each other in Amsterdam, she convinces Paulo to join her on a trip aboard the Magic Bus that travels...read more

  • Paulo Coelho

    Paulo Coelho inspired millions of readers around the world and became one of the most beloved storytellers of our time with the international bestselling phenomenon The Alchemist. Now, in the beloved companion to his classic, The Warrior of The Light: A Manual invites us to live out our dreams to embrace the uncertainty of life, and to rise to our own unique destiny. In his inimitable style, Paulo Coelho shows readers how to embark upon the way of the Warrior: the one who appreciates the miracle of being alive, the one who accepts failure, and the one whose quest leads him to become the person he wants to...read more