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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…