Paulo Coelho

The Alchemist (25th Anniversary Edition)

(This Edition Published)

Main Details
Credits
Author Paulo Coelho
Publisher Harper & Collins Publishers, Inc.
Translated by Alan Clarke
Works
Date
This Edition Published
First Published
Identifying Codes
Barcode 9780062355300
ISBN 13 978-0-06-235530-0
Format Paperback
Genre
Page Count 182 pages
Language English
Original Language Portuguese
Original Title O Alquimista
Notes The Alchemist (Portuguese: O Alquimista) is a novel by Brazilian author Paulo Coelho that was first published in 1988.
Originally written in Portuguese, it became an international bestseller translated into more than 70 languagee.
An allegorical novel, The Alchemist follows a young Andalusian shepherd in his journey to the pyramids of Egypt, after having a recurring dream of finding a treasure there.

Over the years there have been film and theatrical adaptations of the work and musical interpretations of it.

Synopsis :

An allegorical story of a boy who follows his dreams and heart and eventually discovers his true self and finds his treasure.

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