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Brunching in Newcastle

During my time as a student in Newcastle it is fair to say I’ve eaten out a lot more than I should have done and way more times than my strict student budget would allow me too (oops). 600 more words

A Quote to Remember from Paulo Coelho

…there is one great truth on this planet: whoever you are, or whatever it is that you do, when you really want something, it’s because that desire originated in the soul of the universe. 10 more words

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My Thoughts on: The Alchemist

The Alchemist is a 1988 novel written by Paulo Coelho, a Spanish writer. The Alchemist tells the Story of Santiago, a shepherd in Spain. The story has many moral values, having a lot of the plot centered on Santiago and his journey. 1,388 more words

The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho

The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho is an internationally bestselling fairy tale about a young boy searching for truth and self-discovery. As alluded by the title, personal transcendence is a main theme in the story. 250 more words

Book Reviews

Bookshelf Review: The Alchemist

June 12th 2018

“And, when you want something, all the universe conspires in helping you achieve it.”

—Paulo Coelho, The Alchemist 727 more words


A mystic journey that tells you nothing new

Book review: The alchemist, by Paulo coelho

This book by Paulo Coelho is a mystic story, with elements of allegory, of a young boy in search of his dreams. 746 more words

Book Reviews

Book #11 - The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho

The book has a subtitle referring to it as a fable, and it certainly follows a lot of the stages in Joseph Campbell’s Hero’s Journey. Which is rather interesting considering the monomyth theory was officially published a year before The Alchemist. 516 more words