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Christina Henry - Lost Boy, everything you need to know before reading

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And so he did!


Peter promised we would all be young and happy forever. Peter lies.  After Christina Henry’s masterful retelling of Alice in Wonderland, she brings her talent to J.M. Barres’ story of Peter Pan, subverting the tale into a darker frame as we see Peter Pan through the eyes of his greatest enemy and former best friend…Captain Hook. “Peter will say I’m a villain, that I wronged him, that I never was his friend. But I told you already. Peter lies. This is what really happened.” Jamie, the narrator of the story, is one of the first Lost Boys and Peter Pan’s best friend.  Though he looks to be between eight and twelve, he is in reality 100 plus years old and he has slowly grown disillusioned with his endless childhood and the burdens placed on him by Peter’s callousness, irresponsibility, and perpetually need for adoration. “I had been with Peter longer than I’d been in the Other Place, longer than I could count, anyway.” Jamie assumes responsibility for the boys Pete…

Paulo Coelho - The Alchemist, everything YOU need to know before reading!

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Paulo Coelho - The Alchemist
Now this is something you need to understand, Paulo Coelho is a God artist, he inspires you, shows you the way to understand people, understand the world, religion, psychology, lust. He invites us to explore the mind of an artist, a psychopath, an ordinary human(such as the shepherd in The Alchemist)
Getting to know the book!
While sleeping near a sycamore tree in the sacristy of an abandoned church, Santiago, a shepherd boy, has a recurring dream about a child who tells him that he will find a hidden treasure if he travels to the Egyptian pyramids. An old woman tells Santiago that this dream is prophetic and that he must follow its instructions. Santiago is uncertain, however, since he enjoys the life of a shepherd.


Next Santiago meets a mysterious old man who seems able to read his mind. This man introduces himself as Melchizedek, or the King of Salem. He tells Santiago about good and bad omens and says that it is the shepherd boy's duty to pursue his Per…

Why Paulo Coelho is a TOP Rated Author!

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Paulo Coelho de Souza
Born in: August 24, 1947 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Occupation: Novelist Language: Portuguese Nationality: Brazilian Years active:1982–up to this day