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PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC Inspirations books 'Anthology' comes from the Greek word that stands for garlands - a bouquet of flowers. An anthology then, should be a sort of reminder of something else, a small token of something much larger. In the case of flowers, they bring with their fragrance and colorfulness the reminder of the fields, of a season. Coelho's anthology, therefore, is not only a collection of texts or poems, but a gift, something arranged according to his sensitivities, to give to others. The selection of books presented in this volume have been chosen as if from a vast field of flowers, stretching infinitely into time's horizon. Coelho's selection is ordered in to the four elements, symbolizing both our world on all its directions, and the way we dwell in this world, the way we say it. In 'Earth' we find writers as diverse as Oscar Wilde and D H Lawrence; in 'Air' Nelson Mandela and Gabriel Garcia Marques; in 'Fire' Rumi and Mary Shelley; in 'Water' Hans Christian Anderson and Machiavelli.

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The Alchemist

Paulo CoelhoA 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.

A Teacher's Guide to The Alchemist

Paulo Coelho & Amy JurskisFor teachers

We know that the Common Core State Standards are encouraging you to reevaluate the books that you assign to your students. To help you decide which books are right for your classroom, each free ebook in this series contains a Common Core–aligned teaching guide and a sample chapter.

This free teaching guide for The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho is designed to help you put the new Common Core State Standards into practice.

Every few decades a book is published that changes the lives of its readers forever. The Alchemist is such a book. With over a million and a half copies sold around the world, The Alchemist has already established itself as a modern classic, universally admired. Paulo Coelho's charming fable will enchant and inspire students for generations to come.

The Alchemist is the magical story of Santiago, an Andalusian shepherd boy who yearns to travel in search of a worldly treasure as extravagant as any ever found. From his home in Spain he journeys to the markets of Tangiers and across the Egyptian desert to a fateful encounter with The Alchemist.

The story of the treasures Santiago finds along the way teaches us, as only a few stories have done, about the essential wisdom of listening to our hearts, learning to read the omens strewn along life's path, and, above all, following our dreams.

Aleph

Paulo CoelhoTransform your life. Rewrite your destiny.

In his most personal novel to date, internationally best-selling author Paulo Coelho returns with a remarkable journey of self-discovery. Like the main character in his much-beloved The Alchemist, Paulo is facing a grave crisis of faith. As he seeks a path of spiritual renewal and growth, he decides to begin again: to travel, to experiment, to reconnect with people and the landscapes around him.

Setting off to Africa, and then to Europe and Asia via the Trans-Siberian Railway, he initiates a journey to revitalize his energy and passion. Even so, he never expects to meet Hilal. A gifted young violinist, she is the woman Paulo loved five hundred years before—and the woman he betrayed in an act of cowardice so far-reaching that it prevents him from finding real happiness in this life. Together they will initiate a mystical voyage through time and space, traveling a path that teaches love, forgiveness, and the courage to overcome life’s inevitable challenges. Beautiful and inspiring, Aleph invites us to consider the meaning of our own personal journeys: Are we where we want to be, doing what we want to do?

Some books are read. Aleph is lived.

This eBook edition includes an excerpt from Paulo Coelho's Manuscript Found in Accra and a Reading Group Guide!

12 Common Core Essentials: Literature

Harper Academic, Paulo Coelho, Neil Gaiman, Agatha Christie, Barbara Kingsolver, Richard Wright, Thomas C. Foster, Richmond Lattimore, Ray Bradbury, Zora Neale Hurston & Betty SmithAs you reevaluate the books you use in your classroom to meet the Common Core Standards, this free collection—filled with selections from classics such as Zora Neale Hurston's Their Eyes Were Watching God, contemporary novels like The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho, and the AP English favorite How to Read Literature Like a Professor by Thomas C. Foster—will help you decide which books are right for you and your students.

Adultery

Paulo Coelho, Margaret Jull Costa & Zoe PerryIn the latest novel from #1 best-selling author Paulo Coelho, a woman attempts to overcome midlife ennui by rediscovering herself in a passionate relationship with a man who had been a friend in her youth.

A woman in her thirties begins to question the routine and predictability of her days. In everybody's eyes, she has a perfect life: happy marriage, children, and a career. Yet what she feels is an enormous apathy. All that changes when she encounters a successful politician who had, years earlier, been her high school boyfriend. As she rediscovers the passion missing from her life, she will face a life-altering choice.

This eBook edition includes a Reading Group Guide.

Eleven Minutes

Paulo CoelhoEleven Minutes is the story of Maria, a young girl from a Brazilian village, whose first innocent brushes with love leave her heartbroken. At a tender age, she becomes convinced that she will never find true love, instead believing that "love is a terrible thing that will make you suffer. . . ." A chance meeting in Rio takes her to Geneva, where she dreams of finding fame and fortune. Maria's despairing view of love is put to the test when she meets a handsome young painter. In this odyssey of self-discovery, Maria has to choose between pursuing a path of darkness -- sexual pleasure for its own sake -- or risking everything to find her own "inner light" and the possibility of sacred sex, sex in the context of love.

This P.S. edition features an extra 16 pages of insights into the book, including author interviews, recommended reading, and more.

Adulterio

Paulo CoelhoLinda está casada con un hombre rico, tienen dos hijos y la familia vive en una hermosa casa en Ginebra, Suiza. Trabaja en el periódico más importante del país, es guapa, viste bien y tiene todo lo que se pueda desear. A ojos de todos, su vida es perfecta. Sin embargo, no es feliz; una gran insatisfacción la corroe y se siente culpable por no ser capaz de disfrutar de lo que tiene. Por eso no habla con nadie de lo que sucede. Ama a su marido pero la vida con él se ha vuelto rutinaria, apática.
Un día, el periódico la envía a entrevistar a Jacob König, un antiguo novio del instituto que ahora es un político de cierta relevancia. Este encuentro es suficiente para que ella se sienta capaz de hacer algo con lo que soñaba desde muchacha, y empieza a dar rienda suelta a sus fantasías. Vuelve a sentir pasión por la vida. Ahora hará todo lo que sea para conquistar ese amor imposible y descenderá hasta el fondo del pozo de las emociones humanas para, por fin, encontrar su redención.

Veronika Decides to Die

Paulo CoelhoTwenty-four-year-old Veronika seems to have everything -- youth and beauty, boyfriends and a loving family, a fulfilling job. But something is missing in her life. So, one cold November morning, she takes a handful of sleeping pills expecting never to wake up. But she does -- at a mental hospital where she is told that she has only days to live.

Inspired by events in Coelho's own life, Veronika Decides to Die questions the meaning of madness and celebrates individuals who do not fit into patterns society considers to be normal. Bold and illuminating, it is a dazzling portrait of a young woman at the crossroads of despair and liberation, and a poetic, exuberant appreciation of each day as a renewed opportunity.

El Alquimista

Paulo CoelhoCuando una persona desea realmente algo, el Universo entero conspira para que pueda realizar su sueño. Basta con aprender a escuchar los dictados del corazón y a descifrar un lenguaje que está más allá de las palabras, el que muestra aquello que los ojos no pueden ver. El Alquimista relata las aventuras de Santiago, un joven pastor andaluz que un día abandonó su rebaño para ir en pos de una quimera, aprendiendo durante el trayecto a escuchar los dictados del corazón y a descifrar el lenguaje que está más allá de las palabras. Con este enriquecedor viaje por las arenas del desierto, Paulo Coelho recrea un símbolo hermoso y revelador de la vida, el hombre y sus sueños.

Warrior of the Light

Paulo CoelhoWarrior of the Light: A Manual is an inspirational companion to The Alchemist, an international bestseller that has beguiled millions of readers around the world. Every short passage invites us to live out our dreams, to embrace the uncertainty of life, and to rise to our own unique destiny. In his inimitable style, Paulo Coelho helps bring out the Warrior of the Light within each of us. He also shows readers how to embark upon the way of the Warrior: the one who appreciates the miracle of being alive, the one who accepts failure, and the one whose quest leads him to become the person he wants to be.

Paulo Coelho is one of the most beloved storytellers of our time. Now, in the long-awaited companion to his first novel, Coelho presents a collection of philosophical stories that will delight and guide seekers everywhere.

The Pilgrimage

Paulo CoelhoHere Paulo Coelho details his journey across Spain along the legendaryroad of San Tiago, which pilgrims have travelled since Middle Ages. On this contemporary quest, he encounters a Chaucerian variety of mysterious guides and devilish opponents and learns to understand the nature of truth through the simplicity of life. The Pilgrimage holds an important place in Paulo Coelho's literary canon. His first book, it not only paved the way for his phenomenal novel The Alchemist , but it also fully expresses his humanist philosophy and the depth of his unique search for meaning.

The Witch of Portobello

Paulo CoelhoHow do we find the courage to always be true to ourselves—even if we are unsure of who we are?

That is the central question of international bestselling author Paulo Coelho's profound new work, The Witch of Portobello. It is the story of a mysterious woman named Athena, told by the many who knew her well—or hardly at all. Like The Alchemist, The Witch of Portobello is the kind of story that will transform the way readers think about love, passion, joy, and sacrifice.

Manuscript Found in Accra

Paulo Coelho & Margaret Jull CostaThe latest novel from the #1 internationally best-selling author of The Alchemist.

There is nothing wrong with anxiety.
Although we cannot control God’s time, it is part of the human condition to want to receive the thing we are waiting for as quickly as possible.
Or to drive away whatever is causing our fear. . . .
Anxiety was born in the very same moment as mankind. And since we will never be able to master it, we will have to learn to live with it—just as we have learned to live with storms.
 
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July 14, 1099. Jerusalem awaits the invasion of the crusaders who have surrounded the city’s gates. There, inside the ancient city’s walls, men and women of every age and every faith have gathered to hear the wise words of a mysterious man known only as the Copt. He has summoned the townspeople to address their fears with truth: 

“Tomorrow, harmony will become discord. Joy will be replaced by grief. Peace will give way to war. . . . None of us can know what tomorrow will hold, because each day has its good and its bad moments. So, when you ask your questions, forget about the troops outside and the fear inside. Our task is not to leave a record of what happened on this date for those who will inherit the Earth; history will take care of that. Therefore, we will speak about our daily lives, about the difficulties we have had to face.” 

The people begin with questions about defeat, struggle, and the nature of their enemies; they contemplate the will to change and the virtues of loyalty and solitude; and they ultimately turn to questions of beauty, love, wisdom, sex, elegance, and what the future holds. “What is success?” poses the Copt. “It is being able to go to bed each night with your soul at peace.” 
 
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Now, these many centuries later, the wise man’s answers are a record of the human values that have endured throughout time. And, in Paulo Coelho’s hands, The Manuscript Found in Accra reveals that who we are, what we fear, and what we hope for the future come from the knowledge and belief that can be found within us, and not from the adversity that surrounds us.  
 

This eBook edition includes a Reading Group Guide. 

By the River Piedra I Sat Down and Wept

Paulo CoelhoFrom Paulo Coelho, author of the international bestseller The Alchemist, comes a poignant, richly poetic story that reflects the depth of love and life.

Rarely does adolescent love reach its full potential, but what happens when two young lovers reunite after eleven years? Time has transformed Pilar into a strong and independent woman, while her devoted childhood friend has grown into a handsome and charismatic spiritual leader. She has learned well how to bury her feelings . . . and he has turned to religion as a refuge from his raging inner conflicts.

Now they are together once again, embarking on a journey fraught with difficulties, as long-buried demons of blame and resentment resurface after more than a decade. But in a small village in the French Pyrenees, by the waters of the River Piedra, a most special relationship will be reexamined in the dazzling light of some of life's biggest questions.

Brida

Paulo CoelhoThis is the story of Brida, a young Irish girl, and her quest for knowledge. She has long been interested in various aspects of magic but is searching for something more. Her search leads her to people of great wisdom, who begin to teach Brida about the spiritual world. She meets a wise man who dwells in a forest, who teaches her about overcoming her fears and trusting in the goodness of the world; and a woman who teaches her how to dance to the music of the world, and how to pray to the moon. As Brida seeks her destiny, she struggles to find a balance between her relationships and her desire to become a witch. This enthralling novel incorporates themes that fans of Paulo Coelho will recognize and treasure—it is a tale of love, passion, mystery, and spirituality from the master storyteller.

The Spy

Paulo CoelhoIn his new novel, Paulo Coelho, bestselling author of The Alchemist and Adultery, brings to life one of history's most enigmatic women: Mata Hari. 

HER ONLY CRIME WAS TO BE AN INDEPENDENT WOMAN
 
When Mata Hari arrived in Paris she was penniless.  Within months she was the most celebrated woman in the city.
 
As a dancer, she shocked and delighted audiences; as a courtesan, she bewitched the era’s richest and most powerful men.
 
But as paranoia consumed a country at war, Mata Hari’s lifestyle brought her under suspicion. In 1917, she was arrested in her hotel room on the Champs Elysees, and accused of espionage.
 
Told in Mata Hari’s voice through her final letter, The Spy is the unforgettable story of a woman who dared to defy convention and who paid the ultimate price.

The Zahir

Paulo CoelhoThe narrator of The Zahir is a bestselling novelist who lives in Paris and enjoys all the privileges money and celebrity bring. His wife of ten years, Esther, is a war correspondent who has disappeared along with a friend, Mikhail, who may or may not be her lover.

Was Esther kidnapped, murdered, or did she simply escape a marriage that left her unfulfilled? The narrator doesn't have any answers, but he has plenty of questions of his own. Then one day Mikhail finds the narrator and promises to reunite him with his wife. In his attempt to recapture a lost love, the narrator discovers something unexpected about himself.

The Supreme Gift

Paulo Coelho & Henry Drummond"I thought that I had already thought about everything you could think about Love when Henry Drummond’s sermon fell into my hands.
My life changed a lot from the moment I read the words in this book and tried to put his teaching into practice."
Paulo Coelho
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"If I speak in the tongues of men and of angels, but have not love, I am a noisy gong or a clanging cymbal."
At some point, all of us have heard this passage from St. Paul’s Letter to the Corinthians. But do we really understand his message?
At the end of the 19th century, the young missionary Henry Drummond was asked to replace a famous preacher. Though at the beginning he did not convince the audience, they were soon captivated by his analysis of the words of the Apostle Paul.
This sermon, The Greatest Thing in the World, has become a classic and is, without doubt, one of the most beautiful texts ever written on love. Drummond broke it down into the following nine elements: patience, kindness, generosity, humility, gentleness, dedication, tolerance, sincerity and innocence.
Contrary to what we are used to hearing, the greatest treasure in the spiritual life is not faith, but love. No matter what your religious beliefs are, this feeling is, without doubt, the most rewarding way to live.
In The Supreme Gift, Paulo Coelho adapts Henry Drummond’s text, offering a real and powerful message that will help us incorporate love into our daily life and experience all its transformational power in our lives.

El manuscrito encontrado en Accra

Paulo Coelho«No eres derrotado cuando pierdes, sino cuando desistes.» 14 de julio de 1099. Mientras Jerusalén se prepara para la invasión de los cruzados, un griego conocido como el Copto convoca al pueblo, jóvenes y viejos, hombres y mujeres, a reunirse junto a él. ¿Qué valores quedan cuando todo ha sido destruido? «Nadie sabe lo que nos reserva el mañana, porque cada día llega con el mal y con el bien. Así pues, al preguntar lo que deseáis saber, olvidad las tropas que están fuera de la ciudad y el miedo que está dentro de ella. Hablaremos, en cambio, de nuestra vida cotidiana, de las dificultades que debemos afrontar.» Mientras esperan el ataque enemigo, las gentes le preguntan acerca de la derrota y la soledad, la lucha y el cambio, la belleza, cómo encontrar el propio camino. Y después, sobre el amor y la lealtad, el destino, el sexo y la elegancia, el miedo y la ansiedad, la sabiduría y, también, lo que aguarda en el futuro… Y las respuestas que obtuvieron siguen siendo válidas ahora, mil años después. Ellos preguntaron. El Copto contestó.

The Valkyries

Paulo CoelhoA classic masterwork of spiritual tension and realization from Paulo Coelho, this powerful story of one man’s battle with self-doubt and fear is now available in a beautiful new package from HarperOne. An essential volume alongside Coelho’s other bestselling and influential books, such as The Alchemist, The Pilgrimage, Brida, and The Winner Stands Alone, the searing and unforgettable narrative in The Valkyries asks the questions most central to all literature—and all of humanity’s quest for understanding. Why is it that we destroy the things we love most? And how can we learn to let go of the past and believe in the future?

The Winner Stands Alone

Paulo Coelho“[Coelho’s] special talent seems to be his ability to speak to everyone at once. The kind of spirituality he espouses is to all comers. . . . His readers often say that they see their own lives in his own books.”
—New Yorker

From the bestselling author of The Alchemist, Paulo Coelho, comes an absorbing new novel that holds a mirror up to our culture’s obsession with fame, glamour, and celebrity.

El don supremo

Paulo Coelho & Henry Drummond“Creía que ya había pensado todo lo que necesitaba pensar con respecto al amor, cuando el sermón de Henry Drummond cayó en mis manos. A partir del momento en que leí las palabras de este libro, e intenté poner en práctica sus enseñanzas, mi vida cambió mucho.”
Paulo Coelho
“Aunque hable las lenguas de los hombres y de los ángeles, si no tuviera Amor, sería como el bronce que suena, o como el címbalo que tañe.”

Todos, en algún momento, hemos escuchado ese pasaje de la carta de San Pablo a los Corintios. ¿Pero realmente comprendemos su mensaje?
Al final del siglo XIX, el joven misionero Henry Drummond es invitado a sustituir a un famoso predicador. Al principio el púbico se molesta, pero después queda cautivado por su análisis de las palabras del apóstol Pablo.
Ese sermón, The Greatest Thing in the World, se convirtió en un clásico y es, sin duda, uno de los textos más hermosos jamás escritos sobre el Amor. Drummond lo descompone en nueve elementos: paciencia, bondad, generosidad, humildad, delicadeza, entrega, tolerancia, inocencia y sinceridad.
Al contrario de lo que estamos acostumbrados a escuchar, el mayor tesoro de la vida espiritual no es la fe, sino el Amor. No importa cuál sea tu creencia religiosa, ese sentimiento es, sin duda, la forma más gratificante de vivir.
En El Don Supremo, Paulo Coelho traduce y adapta el texto de Henry Drummond, ofreciendo un poderoso, verdadero mensaje que nos ayudará a incorporar el Amor en nuestro día a día y a experimentar, en nuestras vidas, todo su poder de transformación.

The Devil and Miss Prym

Paulo CoelhoFrom bestselling author and international sensation Paulo Coelho, a novel set in a small village about a young, poor barmaid whose wager with the devil leads to a spiritual transformation.

A stranger arrives at the remote village of Viscos, carrying with him a backpack containing a notebook and eleven gold bars. He comes searching for the answer to a question that torments him: Are human beings, in essence, good or evil? In welcoming the mysterious foreigner, the whole village becomes an accomplice to his sophisticated plot, which will forever mark their lives.

A novel of temptation, The Devil and Miss Prym is a thought-provoking parable of a community devoured by greed, cowardice, and fear—as it struggles with the choice between good and evil.

Fifth Mountain

Paulo CoelhoIn the ninth century b.c., the Phoenician princess Jezebel orders the execution of all the prophets who refuse to worship the pagan god Baal. Commanded by an angel of God to flee Israel, Elijah seeks safety in the land of Zarephath, where he unexpectedly finds true love with a young widow. But this newfound rapture is to be cut short, and Elijah sees all of his hopes and dreams irrevocably erased as he is swept into a whirlwind of events that threatens his very existence.

Written with the same masterful prose and clarity of vision that made The Alchemist an international phenomenon, The Fifth Mountain is a quietly moving account of a man touched by the hand of God who must triumph over his frustrations in a soul-shattering trial of faith.

Once minutos

Paulo CoelhoMaría es de un pueblo al norte de Brasil. Todavía adolescente, Viaja a Río de Janeiro, donde conoce a un empresario que le ofrece Un buen trabajo en Ginebra. Allí, Maria sueña con encontrar Fama y fortuna, pero acabará ejerciendo la prostitución. El aprendizaje que extraerá de sus duras experiencias modificará para siempre su actitud ante sí misma y ante la vida. Once minutos es una novela que explora la naturaleza del sexo y del amor, la intensa y difícil relación entre cuerpo y alma, y cómo alcanzar la perfecta unión entre ambos. Once minutos ofrece al lector una experiencia inigualable de lectura y reflexión.

Aleph

Paulo Coelho«Lo que haces en el presente cambiará el futuro.» Decidir. Cambiar. Estar. Ser. Reinventarse. Caminar. Hacer. Levantarse. Experimentar. Conseguir. Desafiar. Soñar. Vencer. Descubrir. Reivindicar. Comprometerse. Pensar. Creer. Potenciar. Preguntar. Crecer. Pertenecer. Despertar. Aleph, la nueva obra de Paulo Coelho, nos invita a pasar a la acción. Porque llega un momento en el que sentimos la necesidad de plantearnos cómo vivimos nuestra vida, si estamos donde queremos estar y hacemos lo que queremos hacer. Hay libros que se leen. Aleph se vive.

Veronika decide morir

Paulo CoelhoVeronika es una joven completamente normal. Es guapa, no le faltan pretendientes y tienen un buen trabajo. Su vida transcurre sin mayores sobresaltos, sin grandes alegrías ni grandes tristezas. Pero no es feliz. Por eso, una mañana de noviembre, Veronika decide acabar con su vida. Sueños y fantasías. Deseo y muerte. Locura y pasión. En su camino hacia la muerte, Veronika experimenta placeres nuevos y halla un nuevo sentido a la vida, un sentido que le había permanecido oculto hasta ahora, cuando tal vez ya sea demasiado tarde para echarse atrás. Veronika decide morir plantea que cada segundo de nuestra existencia optamos entre la alternativa de seguir adelante o de abandonar.

Like the Flowing River

Paulo CoelhoSeven years of reflections, journeys and meetings: the revelation of a fascinating philosophy of life. Paulo Coelho is an enchanting storyteller, inspiring people all over the world to see beyond the ordinary and into the remarkable. Like the Flowing River is a compilation of tales, opinions and ideas drawn from articles published in various newspapers.
 This path took me to many places and caused me to change countries more often than I changed shoes, as Bertolt Brecht used to say. The pages that follow contain accounts of some of my own experiences, stories other people have told me, and thoughts I’ve had while travelling down particular stretches of the river of my life. - PAULO COELHO

O alquimista

Paulo Coelho“Quando você quer alguma coisa, todo o Universo conspira para que você realize seu desejo.” De tempos em tempos, surge um livro que muda para sempre a vida de seus leitores. "O Alquimista" é um deles. Com mais de 45 milhões de exemplares vendidos no mundo inteiro, o mais famoso título de Paulo Coelho já se estabeleceu como um clássico moderno, atemporal e universal. 25 anos após seu lançamento, segue fascinando públicos cada vez maiores, de diferentes gerações. Simples, sábia e inspiradora, esta história refaz os passos de um pastor da Andaluzia que viaja para o deserto egípcio em busca de um tesouro enterrado nas Pirâmides. O que começa como uma jornada para encontrar bens mate¬riais torna-se uma descoberta das riquezas que escondemos dentro de nós mesmos. As belas lições que Santiago aprende pelo caminho nos falam da sabedoria de ouvir o que diz nosso coração, ler os sinais com que deparamos ao longo da vida e, acima de tudo, seguir os nossos sonhos.

A orillas del río Piedra me senté y lloré

Paulo CoelhoTras once años, una mujer se reencuentra con su amado. La última vez que se vieron eran todavía adolescentes. Hoy, la vida los ha llevado por caminos muy distintos: ella vive en Zaragoza, preparara oposicones y ha aprendido a dominar sus sentimientos. Él ha viajado por todo el mundo, posee el don de la curación y ha encontrado en la religión un refugio para huir de sus conflictos interiores. Pero en el reencuentro, a ambos los unirá un único deseo: el de cumplir sus sueños. A orillas del río Piedra me senté y lloré es una novela sobre el amor y la esencia de la vida, porque las historias de amor encierrar en sí todos los secretos del mundo.

Once Minutos

Paulo CoelhoUna novela cautivadora y audaz del autor de El Alquimista, bestseller con mas de un millón de ejemplares vendidos. En este nuevo relato, el novelista explora con gran sensibilidad la naturaleza sagrada del sexo y del amor y nos invita a enfrentar nuestros propios prejuicios y demonios. Once Minutos relata la historia de María, una joven proveniente de una villa brasileña, cuyos primeros roces inocentes con el amor le dejan con el corazón destrozado. A su tierna edad, se convence de que jamás hallará el amor verdadero; al contrario, considera que "El amor es algo horrible que produce sufrimiento." Un encuentro casual en Río la lleva a Ginebra, donde sueña con conseguir fama y fortuna. Sin embargo, termina trabajando de prostituta. En Ginebra, la opinión desesperanzada que María tiene del amor, se pone a prueba al conocer a un apuesto joven pintor. En esta odisea de descubrimiento personal, María debe elegir entre recorrer el camino de la oscuridad, el del sexo por el sexo mismo, o arriesgarlo todo para descubrir su propia "luz interior" y las posibilidad del sexo sagrado, es decir, del sexo dentro del contexto del amor.

Adultério

Paulo CoelhoÉ melhor não viver do que não amar.

Minha tristeza se tornou rotina, ninguém percebe mais.
Não consigo mais dormir direito. Sinto-me egoísta. Continuo tentando impressionar as pessoas como se ainda fosse criança. Choro sozinha e sem motivo no banho. Só fiz amor com vontade mesmo uma vez em muitos meses – e você sabe bem de que dia estou falando. Já considerei que tudo isso seja um rito de passagem, consequência de eu ter passado dos 30 anos, mas essa explicação não basta. Sinto que estou desperdiçando minha vida, que um dia vou olhar para trás e me arrepender de tudo o que fiz. Menos de ter me casado com você e tido nossos lindos filhos.
– Mas isso não é o mais importante?
Para muitas pessoas, sim. Mas para mim não é o suficiente.

The Way of the Bow

Paulo Coelho“ The Way of the Bow” relates the story of Tetsuya, the best archer of the country, who conveys his teachings to a boy in his village. Throughout the story, several thoughts are reflected; our daily efforts and work, how to overcome difficulties, steadfastness, courage to take risky decisions, etc.
Paulo Coelho expressed in these few pages many of the values which inspire our daily work: innovation, flexibility, adaptation to changes, enthusiasm, team work.

“I wrote this text in which bow, arrow, target and archer form an integral part of the same system of growth and challenge.” . — Paulo Coelho.

Manual del Guerrero de la Luz

Paulo CoelhoManual del Guerrero de la Luz es uno de los libros más esperados del autor de El Alquimista, el bestseller internacional que ha fascinado a millones de lectores en el mundo entero.Los textos que se reúnen en este libro nos recuerdan que en cada uno de nosotros vive un guerrero de la luz, alguien capaz de escuchar el silencio de su corazón. Nos invitan a vivir nuestros sueños, aceptar la incertidumbre, alzarnos ante nuestro propio destino y seguir el camino del guerrero, el camino de aquel que sabe valorar el milagro de la vida, aceptar las derrotas sin dejarse abatir por ellas y cuya búsqueda lo lleva a convertirse en quien quiere ser.Paulo Coelho, con más de 47 millones de libros vendidos, no es sólo uno de los autores más leídos del mundo, sino también uno de los escritores con mayor influencia de hoy en día. Lectores de más de 150 países, sin distinción de credos ni culturas, le han convertido en uno de los autores de referencia de nuestro tiempo.

El Camino del Arco

Paulo Coelho«El camino del arco» cuenta la historia de 
Tetsuya, el mejor arquero del país, quien trasmite sus enseñanzas a un niño de su aldea. El trabajo y el esfuerzo diarios, la superación de las dificultades, la constancia y la valentía para tomar decisiones arriesgadas son aspectos que van surgiendo a lo largo del relato.
Paulo Coelho ha sabido plasmar en estas pocas páginas muchos de los valores que inspiran nuestro día a día: innovación, flexibilidad, adaptación al cambio, entusiasmo, trabajo en equipo, etc.

«He escrito este texto en el que arco, flecha, blanco y arquero son parte integrante de un mismo sistema de desarrollo y desafío» — Paulo Coelho.

La espía

Paulo CoelhoEn su nueva novela, Paulo Coelho da vida a una de las mujeres más enigmáticas de la historia: Mata Hari, quien fuera acusada de espionaje durante la Primera Guerra Mundial. Aunque hubo poca evidencia para incriminarla, ella no pudo escapar de la persecución y el enjuiciamiento por la inteligencia militar francesa.
Esta  cautivadora e íntima narración nos presenta a una mujer que se atrevió, en su tiempo, a hacer lo impensable: desnudarse en público, ser independiente, seductora, exitosa, original e inteligente. A diferencia de otras mujeres de la época , ella tenía un sueño firme: conquistar los escenarios europeos con su baile y alcanzar su propia libertad.
"No sé si el futuro se acordará de mí pero , en caso de eso suceda, que jamás me vean como una víctima, sino como alguien que dio pasos  con coraje y pagó sin miedo el precio que debía pagar".

Manual del guerrero de la luz

Paulo Coelho«El guerrero de la luz confía. Porque cree en milagros, los milagros empiezan a suceder. Porque está seguro de que su pensamiento puede cambiar su vida, su vida empieza a cambiar. Porque está convencido de que encontrará el amor, este amor aparece.» El Manual del guerrero de la luz concentra toda la filosofía de Paulo Coelho, la que le ha hecho vender más de 135 millones de libros en todo el mundo.

El Vencedor esta solo

Paulo CoelhoEl éxito, un veneno irresistible.Ambientada en el atractivo entorno del festival de Cannes, El vencedor está solo va mucho más allá del lujo y el glamour, y nos aboca a una profunda reflexión acerca de la fuerza de los propios sueños y de cuál es la escala de valores con la que nos medimos.Durante 24 horas seguiremos los pasos de Igor, empresario ruso magnate de las comunicaciones, destrozado por una dolorosa ruptura sentimental, y conoceremos su delirante plan para atraer la atención de su ex mujer. En su camino se cruzarán Gabriela, una joven y ambiciosa actriz; Jasmine, modelo de Ruanda exiliada en Europa; Javits, un productor influyente y corrupto; y Hamid, estilista que empezó de cero y está hoy en la cima de su gloria. La aparición de Igor cambiará para siempre las vidas de todos ellos. Un intenso, sincero y bien documentado viaje hacia nuestra constante fascinación por la fama, el éxito y el dinero, que se eleva hasta convertirse en un impactante reflejo del lado más superficial, intrascendente y depredador del mundo en el que vivimos.

Christmas Stories

Paulo CoelhoThis special edition of his Christmas Stories brings various Christmas tales. The stories speak of the joy, generosity, humility and the small-yet-large miracles that we experience in our day-to-day lives. Paulo’s words, observations and thoughts help those who have already set off along their path in life and, at the same time, encourage new readers to take their first steps.

El peregrino de compostela (Diario de un Mago)

Paulo CoelhoEn este apasionante relatio, Paulo Coelho narra las peripecias de su peregrinaje por el Camino de santiago. En compañía de du guía espiritual, el misterioso y enigmático Petrus, Paulo se enfrenta a una serie de pruebas y ejercicios, conoce a figuras que ponen en apuros su determinación y su fe, sortea peligros insidiosos y tentaciones amenazadoras, para encontrar la espada que le permitirá convertirse en un Maestro RAM. El Camino, que Paulo Coelho recorrió en 1986, consigue inspirar una novela de aventuras, que es, al mismo tiempo, una fascinante parábola sobre la necesidad de encontrar nuestro camino en la vida. Escrito en 1987, El Peregrino de Compostela (Diario de un mago) ocupa un lugar primordial en la obra de Paulo Coelho, no sólo Porque se trata de su primera novela –a la que seguiría El Alquimista-, sino sobre todo porque revela plenamente la humanidad de su mensjae y la profundidad de su búsqueda interior.

El libro de los manuales

Paulo CoelhoEn este libro podrás encontrar diferentes ideas y reflexiones en forma de Manuales, que Paulo Coelho ha recopilado a través de su vasta experiencia como escritor y personaje de reconocimiento mundial. Verás reflejadas las más diversas situaciones y desafíos cotidianos, que con su característica creatividad, Paulo Coelho logra desmitificar y brinda una perspectiva fresca e innovadora.

Brida

Paulo CoelhoUna novela sobre la sorprendente historia de Brida O'Fern, una de las más jóvenes maestras en la Tradición de las Hechiceras, donde la magia habla todas las lenguas del corazón del hombreEsta es la historia de Brida, una niña irlandesa, y su sed de conocimiento. Siempre se ha interesado en diversos aspectos de la magia, pero ahora está en busca de algo más. Su búsqueda la lleva a conocer gente de gran sabiduría, que comienza a enseñarle acerca del mundo espiritual. Conoce a un hombre sabio que le enseña a superar sus miedos y a una mujer que le enseña cómo danzar al ritmo del mundo y rezarle a la luna. A medida que Brida busca su destino, lucha por encontrar el equilibrio entre sus relaciones y su deseo de convertirse en bruja.Esta fascinante novela incorpora temas que los fanáticos de Paulo Coelho reconocerán y atesorarán—es una historia de amor, pasión, misterio y espiritualidad, del maestro de la ficción.

The Book of Manuals

Paulo CoelhoI have read many manuals in my life, ranging from manuals on how to mend boats to ones telling me how to use a computer (nowadays, of course, the computer itself tells us what we should do). Gradually, I developed something of a passion for the manual and started to draw up my own, based on my observations of daily life. When Celso Loducca asked me to write a book, I thought: Why not collect together all the manuals I’ve written over the years and publish them? The result is the book you’re holding in your hands now.

La Quinta Montaña

Paulo CoelhoEn un mundo regido por supersticiones, conflictos religiosos y tradiciones profundamente arraigadas, el joven profeta Elías deberá enfrentarse a una avalancha de acontecimientos que le conducirá a un definitivo cara a cara con Dios. Paulo Coelho, el escritor brasileño más vendido de nuestros días, nos sorprende con una novela tan fascinante como inolvidable.

Como el río que fluye

Paulo CoelhoPaulo Coelho, con más de 135 millones de libros vendidos, no es sólo uno de los escritores más leídos del mundo, sino también uno de los escritores con mayor influencia de hoy en día. Lectores de más de 150 países, sin distinción de credos ni culturas, le han convertido en uno de los autores de referencia de nuestro tiempo. Apreciaciones estéticas, observaciones sobre la naturaleza humana, la creación literaria, la historia o el devenir de la vida conforman este atractivo abanico de posibilidades para adentrarse en la obra del escritor brasileño Paulo Coelho. Como el río que fluye recopila una selección de breves y profundos relatos escogidos por el propio autor, que nos permitirán sumergirnos en la mirada y el pensamiento de su creador. Mirada plácida y tranquila que nos descubre sin artificios la esencia de una filosofía hecha literatura.

Manuscrito encontrado em Accra

Paulo CoelhoQuais são os valores que restam depois que tudo foi destruído?
14 de julho de 1099. Enquanto Jerusalém se prepara para a invasão dos cruzados, um grego conhecido por Copta convoca uma reunião com os jovens e velhos, homens e mulheres da cidade.
A multidão formada por cristãos, judeus e mulçumanos chega à praça achando que irá ouvir uma preleção sobre como se preparar para o combate, mas não é isso que o Copta tem a lhe dizer.
Tudo indica que a derrota é iminente, mas o grego só quer instigar as pessoas a buscarem a sabedoria existente em sua vida cotidiana, forjada a partir dos desafios e dificuldades que têm de enfrentar.
O verdadeiro conhecimento, acredita, está nos amores vividos, nas perdas sofridas, nos momentos de crise e de glória e na convivência diária com a inevitabilidade da morte.

Cuentos de Navidad

Paulo CoelhoLa edición especial Cuentos de Navidad de Paulo Coelho recoge diversos relatos navideños del escritor. Estos cuentos giran en torno a la alegría, la generosidad, la humildad y los pequeños grandes milagros que vivimos en nuestro día a día. Las palabras, las observaciones y las reflexiones que Paulo Coelho comparte asisten en su trayecto vital a aquellos que ya han comenzado su andadura y, al mismo tiempo, invitan a iniciar sus pasos a nuevos lectores.

La Bruja de Portobello

Paulo CoelhoLa Bruja de Portobello relata la vida de Athena mediante la gente que la conocía bien o que no la conocía nada. Entre ellos, su madre adoptiva, un periodista, una sacerdotisa, un historiador y una actriz. Cada persona ilustra un aspecto diferente del carácter de Athena, describiendo lo que vieron y experimentaron y también compartiendo sus propias impresiones, creencias e inquietudes.Edda, sacerdotisa: "El gran problema de Athena era ser una mujer del siglo XXII, viviendo en el siglo XXI, permitiendo que todos lo viesen. ¿Pagó un precio? Sin duda. Pero habría pagado un precio mucho más alto si hubiera reprimido su exuberancia."Andrea McCain, actriz: "No me sorprende que su vida terminara de esa manera: vivía flirteando con el peligro . . . Athena era consciente de su carisma, e hizo sufrir a todos los que la amaron. Incluso a mí."Heron Ryan, periodista: "Las personas crean una realidad y después se vuelven víctimas de ella. Athena se reveló contra eso y pagó un precio alto."

O Diário de um Mago

Paulo Coelho“É no trabalho com entusiasmo que está a porta do paraíso, o amor que transforma, a escolha que nos leva até Deus. É a decisão do homem de cumprir o seu destino que o faz ser realmente um homem.” – Paulo Coelho O diário de um mago é o relato da peregrinação feita por Paulo Coelho em 1986 pelo Caminho de Santiago. Motivada por sua profunda ambição espiritual e pelo desejo de se tornar escritor, a travessia se transforma em algo maior do que ele imaginava. Enquanto narra sua jornada mística e as duras lições que aprendeu com o guia Petrus, Paulo entende que o extraordinário não reside em rituais e segredos mágicos, mas na simplicidade e no cotidiano das pessoas comuns. Além de descrever as paisagens e os perigos que encontra ao percorrer 700 quilômetros entre o sul da França e a Espanha, o autor recorda a história dos cruzados e de fi guras religiosas marcantes que passaram pelo lugar. Ele também nos mostra que, embora nem tudo esteja claro para nós, é preciso aceitar os mistérios do mundo e nunca abandonar o Bom Combate. Essas descobertas mudaram sua vida e deram origem a seu primeiro grande sucesso editorial. Ao mesmo tempo conto de aventura e guia para o autoconheci mento, este livro oferece uma combinação perfeita de encan tamento e refl exão.

Aleph

Paulo CoelhoNum tom franco e extremamente pessoal, Paulo Coelho relata sua incrível jornada de autodescoberta. Como o pastor Santiago de seu grande sucesso O alquimista, o escritor vive uma grave crise de fé. À procura de um caminho de renovação e crescimento espiritual, ele resolve começar tudo de novo: viajar, experimentar, se reconectar às pessoas e ao mundo.

Ao embarcar para a África, depois para a Europa e, por fi m, cruzar a Ásia pela ferrovia transiberiana, Paulo busca revitalizar sua energia e sua paixão. Mas nem pode imaginar que surpresa essa peregrinação lhe reserva.

Ele conhece Hilal, uma jovem e talentosa violinista, e descobre que ela foi sua grande paixão numa vida passada, mas que ele a traiu de maneira tão covarde que, mesmo 500 anos depois, isso o impede de ser feliz. Juntos, os dois se lançam numa viagem pelo tempo e o espaço, abrindo-se para o amor, o perdão e a coragem de enfrentar os desafi os da vida.

Bonito e inspirador, Aleph é um convite à refl exão sobre o signifi cado da nossa jornada pessoal: será que estamos onde queremos estar, fazendo o que desejamos fazer?

Aleph não deve ser apenas lido, mas vivido.
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