Paulo Coelho is an international bestselling author whose books--The Alchemist, The Pilgrimage, The Valkyries, By the River Piedra I Sat Down and Wept and The Fifth Mountain-have sold more than 23 million copies in 117 countries and have been translated into 41 languages.
"It's a brilliant, magical, life-changing book that continues to blow my mind with its lessons. [...] A remarkable tome." -- NEIL PATRICK HARRIS, ACTOR"it changed my whole life. I realized of all of the people who had conspired to get me to this place." -- PHARRELL WILLIAMS, MUSICIAN AND SONG-WRITER"A wise and inspiring fable about the pilgrimage that life should be." -- M. Scott Peck"An adventure story full of magic and wisdom." -- Rudolfo Anaya, author of Bless Me, Ultima"A touching, inspiring fable." -- Indianapolis Star"A magical little volume." -- San Francisco Chronicle"[This] Brazilian wizard makes books disappear from stores." -- New York Times"[His] books have had a life-enchanting effect on millions of people." -- London Times"A beautiful story with a pointed message for every reader." -- Joseph Girzone, author of Joshua"As memorable and meaningful as Saint-Exupery's The Little Prince." -- Austin American-Statesman"A sweetly exotic tale for young and old alike." -- Publishers Weekly"A most tender and gentle story. It is a rare gem of a book." -- Gerald G. Jampolsky, M.D., co-author of Change Our Mind, Change Your Life"An entrepreneurial tale of universal wisdom we can apply to the business of our own lives." -- Spencer Johnson, M.D., co-author of The One-Minute Manager"A remarkable tale about the most magical of all journeys: the quest to fulfill one's destiny." -- Anthony Robbins, author of Awaken the Giant Within