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One of the authors most widely read in the world today, Paulo Coelho was born in Brazil, on August 24th, 1947.

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One of the authors most widely read in the world today, Paulo Coelho was born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on August 24th, 1947.


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Coelho's novels are known to combine religious elements with an atmosphere of mysticism. A common underlying theme is the silent devotion to one's goal and the attainment of dreams.

Critically acclaimed, his books have been translated in 38 languages and sold over 20 million copies worldwide.

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Coelho's novels are known to combine religious elements with an atmosphere of mysticism. A common underlying theme is the a silent devotion to one's goal and the attainment of dreams.

Critically acclaimed, Commercially successful, his books have been translated in 38 languages and sold over 20 million copies worldwide.
worldwide. [[CriticalDissonance Reviewers have a very different opinion of him, though.]]


Nowadays, despite the novels are famous, he's a pariah in some circles, most of which are literature teachers both in faculties and colleges.

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Nowadays, despite the novels are famous, he's a pariah in some circles, most of which are literature teachers both in faculties and colleges.


* ''Literature/TheAlchemist'' (1998)

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* ''Literature/TheAlchemist'' (1998)(1988)


* ''Like the FlowingRiver'' (2006)

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* ''Like the FlowingRiver'' Flowing River'' (2006)


* ''Literature/HellArchives'' (1982)
* ''Literature/PracticalManualOfVampirism'' (1986)
* ''Literature/ThePilgrimage'' (1988)

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* ''Literature/HellArchives'' ''Hell Archives'' (1982)
* ''Literature/PracticalManualOfVampirism'' ''Practical Manual of Vampirism'' (1986)
* ''Literature/ThePilgrimage'' ''The Pilgrimage'' (1988)



* ''Literature/{{Brida}}'' (1990)
* ''Literature/TheGreatestGift'' (1991)
* ''Literature/TheValkyries'' (1992)
* ''Literature/{{Maktub}}'' (1994)
* ''Literature/ByTheRiverPiedraISatDownAndWept'' (1994)
* ''Literature/TheFifthMountain'' (1996)
* ''Literature/LoveLettersFromAProphet'' (1997)
* ''Literature/TheManualOfTheWarriorOfLight'' (1997)
* ''Literature/VeronikaDecidesToDie'' (1998)
* ''Literature/EssentialWords'' (1998)
* ''Literature/TheDevilAndMissPrym'' (2000)
* ''Literature/FathersSonsAndGrandsons'' (2001)
* ''Literature/ElevenMinutes'' (2003)
* ''Literature/TheGenieAndTheRoses'' (2004)
* ''Literature/{{Journeys}}'' (2004)
* ''Literature/TheZahir'' (2005)
* ''Literature/RevivedPaths'' (2005)
* ''Literature/LikeTheFlowingRiver'' (2006)
* ''Literature/TheWitchOfPortobello'' (2006)
* ''Literature/TheWinnerStandsAlone'' (2008)
* ''Literature/{{Aleph}}'' (2010)

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* ''Literature/{{Brida}}'' ''Brida'' (1990)
* ''Literature/TheGreatestGift'' ''The Greatest Gift'' (1991)
* ''Literature/TheValkyries'' ''The Valkyries'' (1992)
* ''Literature/{{Maktub}}'' ''Maktub'' (1994)
* ''Literature/ByTheRiverPiedraISatDownAndWept'' ''By the River Piedra I Sat Down and Wept'' (1994)
* ''Literature/TheFifthMountain'' ''The Fifth Mountain'' (1996)
* ''Literature/LoveLettersFromAProphet'' ''Love Letters from a Prophet'' (1997)
* ''Literature/TheManualOfTheWarriorOfLight'' ''The Manual of the Warrior of Light'' (1997)
* ''Literature/VeronikaDecidesToDie'' ''Veronika Decides to Die'' (1998)
* ''Literature/EssentialWords'' ''Essential Words'' (1998)
* ''Literature/TheDevilAndMissPrym'' ''The Devil and Miss Prym'' (2000)
* ''Literature/FathersSonsAndGrandsons'' ''Fathers, Sons and Grandsons'' (2001)
* ''Literature/ElevenMinutes'' ''Eleven Minutes'' (2003)
* ''Literature/TheGenieAndTheRoses'' ''The Genie and the Roses'' (2004)
* ''Literature/{{Journeys}}'' ''Journeys'' (2004)
* ''Literature/TheZahir'' ''The Zahir'' (2005)
* ''Literature/RevivedPaths'' ''Revived Paths'' (2005)
* ''Literature/LikeTheFlowingRiver'' ''Like the FlowingRiver'' (2006)
* ''Literature/TheWitchOfPortobello'' ''The Witch of Portobello'' (2006)
* ''Literature/TheWinnerStandsAlone'' ''The Winner Stands Alone'' (2008)
* ''Literature/{{Aleph}}'' (2010)''Aleph'' (2010)

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* ''Literature/VeronikaDecidesTodie'' (1998)

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* ''Literature/VeronikaDecidesTodie'' ''Literature/VeronikaDecidesToDie'' (1998)

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* ''Literature/TheAlchemist'' (1998)

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One of the authors most widely read in the world today, Paulo Coelho was born in Brazil, on August 24th, 1947.

Coelho's novels are known to combine religious elements with an atmosphere of mysticism. A common underlying theme is the silent devotion to one's goal and the attainment of dreams.

Critically acclaimed, his books have been translated in 38 languages and sold over 20 million copies worldwide.

!Novels written by Paulo Coelho:

* ''Literature/HellArchives'' (1982)
* ''Literature/PracticalManualOfVampirism'' (1986)
* ''Literature/ThePilgrimage'' (1988)
* ''Literature/{{Brida}}'' (1990)
* ''Literature/TheGreatestGift'' (1991)
* ''Literature/TheValkyries'' (1992)
* ''Literature/{{Maktub}}'' (1994)
* ''Literature/ByTheRiverPiedraISatDownAndWept'' (1994)
* ''Literature/TheFifthMountain'' (1996)
* ''Literature/LoveLettersFromAProphet'' (1997)
* ''Literature/TheManualOfTheWarriorOfLight'' (1997)
* ''Literature/VeronikaDecidesTodie'' (1998)
* ''Literature/EssentialWords'' (1998)
* ''Literature/TheDevilAndMissPrym'' (2000)
* ''Literature/FathersSonsAndGrandsons'' (2001)
* ''Literature/ElevenMinutes'' (2003)
* ''Literature/TheGenieAndTheRoses'' (2004)
* ''Literature/{{Journeys}}'' (2004)
* ''Literature/TheZahir'' (2005)
* ''Literature/RevivedPaths'' (2005)
* ''Literature/LikeTheFlowingRiver'' (2006)
* ''Literature/TheWitchOfPortobello'' (2006)
* ''Literature/TheWinnerStandsAlone'' (2008)
* ''Literature/{{Aleph}}'' (2010)

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