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Genres :Fiction
Published By : HarperOne
Published On : May 02, 2006
ISBN : 0060887966 (ISBN13: 9780060887964)
format :Hardcover
Language :English
No. of pages :192
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    “And, when you want something, all the universe conspires in helping you to achieve it.”
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    “One is loved because one is loved. No reason is needed for loving.”
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    “So, I love you because the entire universe conspired to help me find you.”
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    “The simple things are also the most extraordinary things, and only the wise can see them.”
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    “Everyone seems to have a clear idea of how other people should lead their lives, but none about his or her own.”
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    it's an interdenominational, transcendental, inspirational fable--in other words, a bag of wind.

    May 01, 1993 Read full review
  • First of all, I must say that this is one of the books which grips your whole attention and, even more, makes you think about your life in a philosophical manner...I believe it is a great book to read and I thoroughly advise every single person to read it, especially those who are interested in philosophy.

    Apr 12, 2014 Read full review
  • This book is brilliantly written. It touches your heart as the story comes to an end.

    May 11, 2012 Read full review
  • It's a strong story related to the reader by the omniscient narrator, told in a way reminiscent of fairy tales or spiritual texts like the Bible or Koran.

    Jul 04, 2008 Read full review
  • The Alchemist is a tale well told; it’s an enchanting parable of a young man, a dream and the obstacles he faced in order to achieve his goals...I recommend this book to anyone who is ready to face the challenge.

    May 26, 2012 Read full review
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