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Idealism
May 27, 2003 04:23 PM Read
I have nothing against paulo coelho...may his grandchildren flourish in post-euro portugal but what I couldnt digest (or even completely swallow) is the high degree of slick yet diabetically sweet take on life and events. sufering leads to salvation and the types...the book was too demanding in ...Read More

Inspiration unlimited !
May 26, 2003 02:32 PM Read
Some books leave their marks so, that they are unforgettable. Symbols, Dreams, signs, and adventure encapsulates the reader in ''The Alchemist'', a masterpiece which is a mixed melody of mediveal mystic atmosphere and the unsung tail of deserts. Coelho through his work says that one should never...Read More

Follow your intuitions
May 20, 2003 02:30 PM Read
The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho is no doubt the book which every1 must read who dosent believe in the inner self or the inner voice in each one of us there is some inner voice the voice of maybe the heart which more often then not is in contradiction with what our brain has to say since the lat...Read More

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Have you achieved your destiny?
May 06, 2003 04:58 PM Read
Book Name : The Alchemist Author's Name : Paulo Coelho Year When I Read It : 2001 Final Rating : 10/10 All of us have dreams. But how many of us have the courage to make them come true? This novel by Paulo Coelho contains words of wisdom, philosophy and hope, which every individual c...Read More

Discover the Alchemist in Oneself
May 06, 2003 03:49 PM Read
The alchemist by Paulo Coelho is sure good reading. One just realizes that its not just about doing something...putting one's heart and soul into what one what to achieve will see all forces in the world converging to make that very task happen. One needs to introspect and be driven by passions ...Read More

Pick this one no matter what!
Apr 20, 2003 09:53 PM Read
We’ve had many reviews on MS regarding this book. I thought I'd add mine as well. Don't look so disgusted, I've kept it short :) ___________________________________________ The Alchemist by Paul Coelho It’s a simple book. Very simple in fact. No fancy words, no flowery langu...Read More

Go for the Gold
Apr 09, 2003 10:44 AM Read
At the risk of sounding somewhat rash, I’d say that regardless of his/her tastes in reading everyone must read The Alchemist. There are rather slim chances of anyone disliking it. This Paulo Coelho novel has been universally loved and appreciated, with over 20 million copies sold across th...Read More

Must Read for All
Feb 21, 2003 01:45 PM Read
I picked up this book on one of my business trips...infact the bookseller thrust it on me...and I am glad he did...This book is a fascinating tale which will keep you absorbed till you finish it...every page has sentences which you would want to read again and again...The book talks about ''Drea...Read More

A book with a message of hope
Feb 18, 2003 04:08 AM Read
Of all Coelho’s books ''The Alchemist'' is undoubtedly my favourite. It’s beautifully written and very poetic. The book describes the journey of Santiago, a young Shepard boy from a small Andalusian village. Santiago longs to escape and discover the world and its treasures. He tra...Read More

The Alchemist - for the heart, by the heart &
Feb 07, 2003 03:34 PM Read
If I say destiny made me read this book... the chances of people reading this review will be rare. But, those who read this or skip this is forced to do so by their destiny! Sounding cryptic or sounding funny... but thats the fact! Yes, this book is about a simple shepherd chasing his drea...Read More

WHAT IS GOLDEN?
Jan 04, 2003 04:28 PM Read
THE ALCHEMIST is a Book that was written by Paulo Coelho. It was published in 1993 by the Harper San Francisco Publishing House. It is a very small Book that has 170 pages. ~O MY REVIEW O~ This Book is based in the 17th Century and is about a Boy who is a Shepard. His name is Santiago. ...Read More

The Universal Spirit
Dec 29, 2002 09:48 PM Read
The Alchemist is about following your dreams and working towards their fulfilment instead of just dreaming and dismissing the possibility of their coming to fruition. The protagonist, the shepherd boy did this with the help of the alchemist who acted as his guide. However,the book reveals ...Read More

Book-The Alchemist
Dec 09, 2002 12:54 PM Read
What DO we do when a small voice in our heart timidly tells us to open a strange looking box and our seemingly sensible mind says NO! What CAN we do when two entwined butterflies call for attention by that little voice (again!) in search of an omen and our seemingly superior mind says,” MI...Read More

Life changing experience
Nov 27, 2002 09:04 PM Read
Every person must have experienced in his or her hour of solitude a longing for the ultimate state of satisfaction. A desire to have a meaning in one's life and to have every day of his/her life becoming an adventure, a step towards destination. Alchemist is such a book which gives you the key t...Read More

Santiago - such a cute name :)
Nov 26, 2002 04:50 PM Read
I heard a passing mention of 'The Alchemist' and as usual at the mention of a book my ears stood up ... :)) .. the name got etched in my heart as my next must-have book... and would you all believe ...the very next evening strolling idly along a quiet street..i found the book..it just jumped ...Read More

A Magical Mystical Tale
Jul 01, 2002 11:04 AM Read
''The Alchemist'', a magical tale by Paulo Coelho is a master piece that combines the atmosphere of medieval mysticism urging people to follow their dreams to reach their destiny. This novel is based on a boy called Santiago who has a dream and follows the signs with courage to search for the...Read More

Alchemy: not the way we perceive it
Jan 26, 2002 04:14 PM Read
Is it about alchemy or a dark art practiced in the medieval era or does it deals with the life of an (so called) alchemist? The name definitely suggests so, doesn’t it? But this is a story of a person who risks his everything to follow a dream. And it has been so wonderfully told that it d...Read More

Follow your dreams
Sep 30, 2001 11:34 PM Read
A magical tale by Paulo Coelho of a poor shepard who discovers true love, fame and fortune by following his dream and never giving up on his destiny. This is a lovely story which inspires the reader to strive towards doing that which they would love to do in life rather than doing that which ...Read More

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