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Summary and Analysis of the Alchemist

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So much to read, so little time? This brief overview of The Alchemist tells you what you need to know—before or after you read Paulo Coelho's book.

Crafted and edited with care, Worth Books set the standard for quality and give you the tools you need to be a well-informed reader.

This short summary and analysis of The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho includes:

  • Historical context
  • Part-by-part summaries
  • Analysis of the main characters
  • Themes and symbols
  • Important quotes
  • Fascinating trivia
  • Glossary of terms
  • Supporting material to enhance your understanding of the original work

  • About The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho:

    A beloved international bestseller, The Alchemist has enchanted and inspired readers for generations.

    Santiago, an Andalusian shepherd, is content to spend his days tending his sheep, but when he begins having recurring dreams about finding treasure at the base of the Egyptian pyramids, he understands that he must leave the comforts of home to follow his heart and live his destiny. Along the way, he meets many people who help him in his journey and he learns to interpret the omens that guide him on his path to self-discovery.

    Combining mysticism, legends, dreams, history, and adventure, The Alchemist is much more than a story about a man's search for treasure—it is a fable about destiny, finding one's path in life, and pursuing it wholeheartedly.

    The summary and analysis in this ebook are intended to complement your reading experience and bring you closer to a great work of fiction.

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    Publisher: Worth Books

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    • ISBN: 9781504043359
    • File size: 1757 KB
    • Release date: December 13, 2016

    EPUB ebook

    • ISBN: 9781504043359
    • File size: 1757 KB
    • Release date: December 13, 2016

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    Languages

    English

    So much to read, so little time? This brief overview of The Alchemist tells you what you need to know—before or after you read Paulo Coelho's book.

    Crafted and edited with care, Worth Books set the standard for quality and give you the tools you need to be a well-informed reader.

    This short summary and analysis of The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho includes:

  • Historical context
  • Part-by-part summaries
  • Analysis of the main characters
  • Themes and symbols
  • Important quotes
  • Fascinating trivia
  • Glossary of terms
  • Supporting material to enhance your understanding of the original work

  • About The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho:

    A beloved international bestseller, The Alchemist has enchanted and inspired readers for generations.

    Santiago, an Andalusian shepherd, is content to spend his days tending his sheep, but when he begins having recurring dreams about finding treasure at the base of the Egyptian pyramids, he understands that he must leave the comforts of home to follow his heart and live his destiny. Along the way, he meets many people who help him in his journey and he learns to interpret the omens that guide him on his path to self-discovery.

    Combining mysticism, legends, dreams, history, and adventure, The Alchemist is much more than a story about a man's search for treasure—it is a fable about destiny, finding one's path in life, and pursuing it wholeheartedly.

    The summary and analysis in this ebook are intended to complement your reading experience and bring you closer to a great work of fiction.

    Expand title description text