Blurb"The Alchemist" is a bestseller and Paulo Coehlo's most famous work. It is a symbolic story that urges its readers to follow their dreams. Originally published in Greece in 1988, "The Alchemist" has been translated into 61 languages. It has sold more than 65 million copies in more than 150 countries, and is one of the best-selling books in history.
Santiago, a boy living in Andalusia, leads an ordinary life of travel through his trade of shepherding and entertains thoughts of marrying a merchant's daughter. One day he has a dream in which a child tells him to go to the Egyptian pyramids, a destination that will lead him to great treasure...
First Published 1988