Paulo Coelho is a Brazilian writer who was born in 1947. He dreamt of being a writer while he was in his school but her mother wanted him to adopt the same profession as his father, and his father was an engineer, she felt like being an engineer is far better than to be an author. However, he chases his dreams and became one of the best authors of his time. He is one of the most read authors across the world. His book Al-Chemist is the bestselling book of all times. Following is a list of the Paulo Coelho’s good reads.
Al-Chemist is one of the Paulo’s bestselling books of all times and millions of the copies have been sold across the world. It has been translated into 74 languages. This book is a very inspirational book which helps the reader in his self-discovery. It is about a story of a little boy who was a shepherd while a child, and it covers all the challenges and the hardships while discovering his path, until he finds himself. It is more spiritual and inspirational book. If you are really willing to discover your path it the best book for you. It is a book for all ages, and I highly recommend this book.
2. Manuscript Found in Accra
There are some books which you really want to have them again and again so that you can read frequently, Manuscript found in Accra is one the book, it is a wonderful book the profound words really have a long lasting impact on one’s life. It is a highly recommended book for all ages and the best gift from Paulo Coelho. It’s fantastic story which shares a manuscript of wisdom gives you courage and ability to move forward while facing too many challenges. It is short but a wonderful book.
3. Veronika Decides to Die: A Novel of Redemption
It is about a girl who took an overdose of the sleeping pills because he decide to die. Although she has everything in her life, she could wish for, but, unfortunately, she was not happy anymore. By the time she passes through the hardships while she took the pills and going through the medical treatment that life is not about looking into it the way we look but every moment is a way of pleasure and happiness, but the only issue is how we perceive it. This book gives the reader a courage and essence to live a peaceful life.
4. By the river Piedra, I sat down and wept
It is one of the best publications of Paulo Coelho, it is s stunning book, and an incredible read. It’s beautiful love story engulfs the reader. Once get started promise you won’t let it until and unless you finish it. If you are a true romantic person, you must read this book. This book gives real meaning and value to love. It is very pleasure to read a love story that were lost from childhood until who gets reunite as adults in search of love in their lives.
5. Aleph (Vintage International)
Aleph (Vintage International) is one of the best books of all times. It helps the reader to open the doors for self-discovery which does not exist. This book also helps its reader in his or her personal development, if you are interested in spiritual as well as the personal development it is a must read the book for you. Like Al-Chemist, it is one of the life changing books of its time. In this book the writer reminds us that we all travel in our dreams and those who dreamt can only succeed, I would truly recommend this book for those who dare to dream because only those who dream can succeed.
6. Eleven Minutes: A Novel
Eleven minutes is another one of the best publications of Paulo Coelho, which is about the journey of a girl from its innocence to the being a woman. The title refers to the sexual action, in which the author mentions that it only takes eleven minutes for the sexual action, but unfortunately people are obsessed with it. The journey Maria faces from the time to she decides to be prostitutes is very challenging for her. This book is an exploration of the sex, love and desire, which explores the holy quest through sex. One of the most interesting things about this book is that it is based on a true story.
7. The Pilgrimage
The Pilgrimage is another Al-Chemist, which is a very spiritual book. If you are really looking for another Al-Chemist, it is the right to book for you. The author mentions his own story throughout the book. The events mentioned in this book are very much mind-boggling and inspirational. To keep in mind, it is not a fiction book. It contains meditation exercises at the end of each chapter which helps the reader in another way as well. The more you read this book the more you will be able to draw a deeper conclusion, in short this is excellent and a must read the book.
8. Warrior of the Light
Warrior of the light is another good read of the author, it has a deep essence which helps the reader to answer many of the unanswered questions. Once you go through this book you will feel like you are a warrior in your own life. Once if you read this book, it has some fantastic visual images which will convince to read it again and again. One of the more important things is that it is a life manual and a quick read, which you can revisit regularly.
9. The Zahir: A Novel of Obsession
Well, this book is another way of finding yourself, well it is worth mentioning that one important thing about Paulo’s Coelho’s is that it gives a spiritual touch and changing oneself through an understanding of one’s own inner voice. This book is something which helps you grab our thought, mind, and spirit. It has got a wonderful story about becoming, and remembering who you were meant to be, and not who you are actual. It will stir passion to be far better than you think you can be, and to love and live more purely.
10. The Witch of Portobello
The witch of the Portobello has again a spiritual touch it is about a young woman’s spiritual journey the book is about a woman who dies at the beginning of the book and the rest of the book deals with the piecing of her life. If you are a Coelho fan you will again find, love, spirituality, relationships, destiny, and freedom in this read. The magic within his novel drenches the reader to a larger extent.