The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho

A young Andalusian shepherd named Santiago dreams of finding a worldly treasure and sets off on a journey across the Egyptian desert in search of it. Along the way, he encounters a series of characters who impart wisdom and help guide his spiritual journey. The novel explores themes of destiny, personal legend, and the interconnectedness of all things in the universe. The boy learns that true wealth comes not from material possessions, but from self-discovery and attaining one's "Personal Legend".

The 460th greatest book of all time


Published
1988
Nationality
Brazilian
Type
Fiction
Pages
163-208
Words
45,000
Original Language
Portuguese

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