In his most personal novel to date, Paulo Coelho confronts a grave crisis of faith.
On a journey to revitalise his energy and passion he meets Hilal. A gifted young violinist, she is the woman Paulo loved five hundred years before - and the woman he betrayed in an act of terrible cowardice, the consequences of which still echo through the centuries.
But now they have the chance to take a mystical voyage through time and space, travelling a path that teaches love, forgiveness, and the courage to overcome life's challenges. Beautiful and inspiring, Aleph invites us to consider our own personal journeys: Are we where we want to be, doing what we want to do?
About the Author
The Brazilian author Paulo Coelho was born in 1947 in the city of Rio de Janeiro.
Paulo Coelho was born in Brazil and has become one of the most widely read authors in the world today. Renowned for his best-loved work, The Alchemist, he has sold more than 50 million books worldwide and has been translated into 56 languages.
Before dedicating his life completely to literature, he worked as theater director, actor, lyricist, and journalist. Coelho wrote song lyrics for many famous performers in Brazilian music, such as Elis Regina and Rita Lee, yet he is best known for his work with Raul Seixas. Together they wrote such successes as "Eu nasci há dez mil anos atrás" ("I Was Born Ten Thousand Years Ago"), "Gita," and "Al Capone."
His fascination with the spiritual quest dates back to his hippie days, when he travelled the world learning about secret societies, oriental...
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Comments about Aleph:
I just could not put this book down.. Even took it to the gym(read it while on the treadmill)..
Coelho definitely makes you believe there is more to life than just our everyday routine. Good book to escape from reality and think more about life and explore your inner-self. Its not a philosophical book but then sure tells you a story and makes you look at things differently.
I marked few lines on "travel" and "love".. Give it try and see whats in it for you !!
'Superbly songful [and] utterly compelling ... Coelho fans will be enchanted.' COURIER-MAIL
'Poetic and uplifting' GRAZIA
Number Of Pages: 304
Published: 1st June 2012
Dimensions (cm): 20.0 x 13.0 x 2.0
Weight (kg): 0.21