THE ALCHEMIST BY PAULO COELHO
Sometimes, we don’t much care about a book’s plot. What matters are the emotions we get while reading? Usually, we look for such books in a time of desperation. ‘The Alchemist’ by Paulo Coelho is one of these fiction books which story will inspire you.
Paulo Coelho is the author of several internationally bestselling books. Paulo Coelho was born in Brasil. From his childhood, Paulo dreamed of becoming a writer. When he was already 14, he still had this dream in his heart. His parents thought that it was a crazy dream and Paulo had mental problems. They sent him to a psychiatric clinic. During three years, Paulo Coelho was suffering in a mental hospital due to different methods of treatment applied to him. Was he mad? No, but for his parents, his dream of becoming a writer was madness. Sometimes, simple people with average minds are incapable of understanding geniuses. Paulo Coelho is a genius, and thus, only a few chosen minds have an intellectual ability to comprehend his thinking. Paulo Coelho has gone through loads of difficulties, but finally, he made his dream come true. He became a legendary writer.
‘The Alchemist; is surely the best book written by Paulo Coelho. Even though the author has written several books. ‘The Alchemist’ is the novel that made Paulo Coelho internationally famous and popular. ‘The Alchemist’ is a story of a boy, who for a chain of different events and reasons, makes a very long journey to get what he is dreaming about. As a result, this journey gets him into various problems and difficulties. It is impossible to narrate this story without spoiling your reading experience. ‘The Alchemist’ is a novel about chasing your dreams, patience, wisdom, persistence, and the unpredictable turn of our destiny.
I was a schoolboy when I read ‘The Alchemist’. There was a lot of hype about this book among my classmates who rarely read any books. Some of them were saying that ‘The Alchemist’ improves self-estimation, gives hope, and inspires. I decided to read it, and I loved it. The book is short and sweet. Otherwise, it wouldn’t be so popular among teenagers who hate reading. I wasn’t a bookworm during my teenage time. I was more preoccupied with girls and dating. Reading was something boring for me.
I guess you have already read ‘The Alchemist’. If not, then, you are not a bookworm. This book has been famous and popular for decades. Even people who aren’t fans of reading, have heard about ‘The Alchemist’. Thus, if you still haven’t read his book, you must do it. This book is very short. It fits your pockets. Can we call ‘The Alchemist’ a masterpiece? Maybe. The novel is very short, yet it carries a lot of wisdom and meaning.