Summary

The new novel by the author of The Alchemist.
Aleph marks a return to Paulo Coelho’s beginnings. In a frank and surprising personal story, one of the world’s most beloved authors embarks on a remarkable and transformative journey of self- discovery.
Facing a grave crisis of faith, and seeking a path of spiritual renewal and growth, Paulo decides to start over: to travel, to experiment, to reconnect with people and the world. On this journey through Europe, Africa, and Asia, he will again meet Hilal—the woman he loved 500 years before—an encounter that will initiate a mystical voyage through time and space, through past and present, in search of himself.
Aleph is an encounter with our fears and our sins; a search for love and forgiveness, and the courage to confront the inevitable challenges of life.
©2011 HarperCollins Publishers Limited (P)2011 HarperCollins Publishers Limited
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“His books have had a life-enhancing impact on millions of people.” ( The Times)
“One of the few to deserve the term Publishing Phenomenon.” ( Independent On Sunday)
“Coelho’s writing is beautifully poetic but his message is what counts…he gives me hope and puts a smile on my face.” ( Daily Express)
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4 out of 5 stars
By Lisa on 07-04-13

A spiritual journey

I have read most of Paulo Coelho's books and I liked this very personal story of a journey on the transibirian railway. Although the story is quite difficult to believe and is certainly not as good as others, the narration was very enjoyable. I have enjoyed listening to it as I do not feel I would have had the patience reading it.

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5 out of 5 stars
By Marcelle Bousson on 15-10-17

Life is the train not the station.

Another amazing book from an amazing man. It has been a long long time that I have enjoyed and be captivated and transformed by a book. The narrator made this book alive, his tone of voice while been the different characters was extraordinary. Thank you, thank you to have share such beautiful story with us.

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5 out of 5 stars
By Michael on 16-05-17

Great, thoug

I really enjoyed the book, though there are a few weird words, but all in all - a Great Book

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4 out of 5 stars
By David on 17-03-12

A journal of an intimate journey

I really enjoyed it, though not as much as The Alchemist. The author is obviously a very advanced soul and has insights and experience beyond the usual life. It revealed to me that no matter how 'advanced' we believe we are, we are meant to experience being 'human' while on this planet (warts and all) and not aspire to live here as God like. We should leave that to the next plane and relish all the emotions of humanity. It also reveals the possibility of links to other spiritual planes for those enlightened enough and with the desire connect.

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