The Pilgrimage by Paulo CoelhoThe Pilgrimage by Paulo Coelho

The Pilgrimage

byPaulo Coelho

Paperback | September 2, 2008

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The Pilgrimage paved the way to Paulo Coehlo's international bestselling novel The Alchemist. In many ways, these two volumes are companions—to truly comprehend one, you must read the other.

Step inside this captivating account of Paulo Coehlo's pilgrimage along the road to Santiago. This fascinating parable explores the need to find one's own path. In the end, we discover that the extraordinary is always found in the ordinary and simple ways of everyday people. Part adventure story, part guide to self-discovery, this compelling tale delivers the perfect combination of enchantment and insight.

Author Paulo Coelho was born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on August 24, 1947. He attended a Jesuit school. As a teenager, Coelho wanted to become a writer. His parents were not in favor of this decision because they wanted something more substantial and secure for him (his father was an engineer). At 17, Coelho's introversion and oppositi...
Title:The PilgrimageFormat:PaperbackDimensions:288 pages, 8 × 5.31 × 0.66 inPublished:September 2, 2008Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0061687456

ISBN - 13:9780061687457


Rated 1 out of 5 by from The Pilgrimage The places mentioned and the stories associated with them are all familiar to anyone who has experienced the Camino. The magic fascinates but required dabbling in the dark side, saying incantations rather than praying, and awakening the god within rather than preparing to meet the God without. Some of the advice was helpful but some was wierd. Caveat emptor.
Date published: 2015-01-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The Pilgrimage Eye opening and thought provoking, a story that helps you realise there is a god.
Date published: 2014-06-29
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Hard to get into this book... This book took me a WHILE to get through. Although I adore Paulo Coelho's literary works, it didn't resonate in me as his other books have.
Date published: 2013-09-08

Editorial Reviews

“Among Latin American writers only Columbia’s Gabriel Garcia Marquez is more widely read than Brazil’s Paulo Coelho.”