From the author of The Alchemist, a unique and edifying literary journey inspired by the four elements.
One of the world's best-loved storytellers, Paulo Coelho has brought joy and wisdom to millions. In Inspirations, his arrangement of his personal favorite literary classics is as selective as a bouquet of flowers, a gift to his readers. This compendium of works will becomes a perennial gift and perfect companion to Coelho's own bestselling classic, The Alchemist.
Coelho's inspiration draws from each work' affinity to the four elements.
Earth includes Oscar Wilde and D.H. Lawrence
Air includes Nelson Mandela and Gabriel Garcia Marquez
Fire includes Rumi and Mary Shelley
Water includes Hans Christian Andersen and Niccolo Machiavelli
About the Author
Paulo Coelho, born in Rio de Janeiro in 1947, is one of the bestselling and most influential authors in the world. In 1986, Coelho walked the 500-plus mile Road of Santiago de Compostela in northwestern Spain, a turning point in his life. On the path, Coelho had a spiritual awakening, which he described autobiographically in The Pilgrimage. Coelho would later leave his lucrative career as a songwriter and pursue writing full-time.
The Alchemist, The Pilgrimage, The Valkyries, Brida, Veronika Decides to Die, Eleven Minutes, The Zahir, The Witch of Portobello, and The Winner Stands Alone, among others, have sold 115 million copies in more than 160 countries.
His books have had a life-enhancing impact on millions of people Times
Number Of Pages: 240
Published: 13th July 2011
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 19.7 x 13.0 x 1.5
Weight (kg): 0.19
Edition Number: 1