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Part One, p.1~p. : a reading comprehension from The Alchemist

1. The boy’s name was Santiago. Dusk was falling as the boy arrived with his herd at an abandoned church. The roof had fallen in long ago, and an enormous… 117 more words

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Selling Sheep

I feel like I’m living The Alchemist these days.

The protagonist is a shepherd with a deep desire to leave it all behind and pursue a dream, but he must sell his flock to begin his journey.  413 more words

Prologue : a reading comprehension from The Alchemist

1. The alchemist picked up a book that someone in the caravan had brought. Leafing through the pages, he found a story about Narcissus.

caravan : a group of people with animals or vehicles who travel together for safety, especially through a desert. 313 more words

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REVIEW: The Alchemist, Edinburgh Fringe, Just The Tonic @ The Caves (Venue 88), 17:55

The thrills of trickery and cunning illusion come together in this high energy production of Ben Johnson’s The Alchemist. When his master leaves town to escape the plague, Face, a butler, joins forces with Subtle and Doll to pull off a series of con jobs. 284 more words


Read an extract from Adultery by Paulo Coelho - bestselling author of The Alchemist


by Paulo Coelho

I live in the safest country in the world, I have no problems to speak of, and I’m a good wife and mother. 1,125 more words


like jumping into a river

“He still had doubts about the decision he had made. But he was able to understand one thing: making a decision was only the beginning of things. 463 more words

The Timeless Faces of Alchemy

As if to emphasize alchemy’s enduring mystique, last Thursday’s Wall Street Journal (8/14/14)  includes two articles focused on this topic: “Fiction’s Digital Alchemist,” (http://online.wsj.com/articles/paulo-coelho-digital-juggernaut-1408055080… 755 more words