A special 25th anniversary edition of the extraordinary international bestseller, including a new Foreword by Paulo Coelho.
Combining magic, mysticism, wisdom and wonder into an inspiring tale of self-discovery, The Alchemist has become a modern classic, selling millions of copies around the world and transforming the lives of countless readers across generations.
Paulo Coelho's masterpiece tells the mystical story of Santiago, an Andalusian shepherd boy who yearns to travel in search of a worldly treasure. His quest will lead him to riches far different—and far more satisfying—than he ever imagined. Santiago's journey teaches us about the essential wisdom of listening to our hearts, of recognizing opportunity and learning to read the omens strewn along life's path, and, most importantly, to follow our dreams.
APPLE BOOKS REVIEW
Brazilian novelist Paulo Coelho’s international bestseller centers on an Andalusian shepherd who travels far and wide in search of elusive treasure, encountering characters who help him understand his purpose. Lovely and unadorned, The Alchemist is a concise fable born out of the author’s deep-rooted belief that following our dreams is the key to discovering our personal destiny and living a fulfilling life.
This touched my soul.
A story of a lifetime.
As compelling as Fatima—this read has awakened a part of me I had not know yet. Savor every word, and share your experience(s) with others. Long live “The Alchemist.”
Such a relatable story about life and following one’s dreams. This book is full of wisdom.