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Paulo Coelho


Paulo Coelho

Paulo Coelho is the author of many international bestsellers, including THE ALCHEMIST, ELEVEN MINUTES, THE PILGRIMAGE and THE FIFTH MOUNTAIN. He has been a member of the Academy of Letters of Brazil since 2002 and in 2007 was named a Messenger of Peace by the United Nations. In 2009, he received the Guinness World Record for Most Translated Author for the Same Book (THE ALCHEMIST). He lives in Geneva, Switzerland.

Paulo Coelho’s books have been translated into 82 languages and have sold more than 230 million copies in more than 170 countries. His 1988 novel, THE ALCHEMIST, has sold more than 85 million copies and has been cited as an inspiration by people as diverse as Malala Yousafzai and Pharrell Williams.

Paulo Coelho

Books by Paulo Coelho

by 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. Brida is a tale of love, passion, mystery, and spirituality from the master storyteller.