Book Review: The Alchemist - A book by Paulo Coelho

Book Review: The Alchemist – A book by Paulo Coelho

Book name: The Alchemist

Author: Paulo Coelho

Blurb: Paulo Coelho’s enchanting novel has inspired a devoted following around the world. This story, dazzling in its powerful simplicity and inspiring wisdom, is about an Andalusian shepherd boy named Santiago who travels from his homeland in Spain to the Egyptian desert in search of a treasure buried in the Pyramids. Along the way, he meets a Gypsy woman and a man, who then change his life and the perception of it, forever.

Paulo Coelho’s masterpiece tells the mystical story of Santiago, an Andalusian shepherd boy who yearns to travel in search of a worldly treasure.

His quest will lead him to riches far different and far more satisfying than he ever imagined. Santiago’s journey teaches us about the essential wisdom of listening to our hearts, recognizing opportunity and learning to read the omens strewn along life’s path, and, most importantly, following our dreams. It is an inspirational story giving out an extraordinarily awesome message

Review: Most of us dream of achieving something in our lives. Be it whatever, you desire to live the life we aspire to through our dreams. But along the way, as we grow up, we happen to lose our focus on those dreams.

Have we ever asked ourselves what is the reason behind it? Why do we abandon those dreams? Were we not trying our best? Or were we doing our best yet we did not succeed? 

The responsibilities and circumstances hold us back. “When you want something, the whole universe conspires in helping you to achieve it” is quite amusing, isn’t it? But there are times when everything goes wrong “When the world shoves you around, you just have to stand up and shove back. It’s not like somebody’s going to save you if you start babbling excuses.” Life is surely great if you have dreams to chase.

Buy this book for yourself or gift someone, your life will be changed as it opens many logical gateways for your thinking and cerebral growth.

What is a journey, and how can a man achieve the ultimate power of knowledge and experience, this book can be beneficial for the character building of all humans alike. If you’re willing to read something motivational, raw, and inspirational, then pick this book out first thing today.

4.5/5

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