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Coelho, Paulo

Overview
Works: 1,106 works in 7,126 publications in 53 languages and 80,473 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Psychological fiction  Religious fiction  Allegories  Fables  Domestic fiction  History  Paranormal fiction  Historical fiction  Romance fiction 
Roles: Author, Interviewee, Narrator, Creator, Author of introduction, wpr, Editor, Bibliographic antecedent, Actor, Contributor, Photographer, Scenarist, Dedicatee, Signer, mit, Conceptor, Performer, Other, Translator
Classifications: PQ9698.13.O3546, 869.342
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Paulo Coelho
The alchemist by Paulo Coelho( Book )

904 editions published between 1987 and 2018 in 37 languages and held by 10,393 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An Andalusian shepherd boy named Santiago 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, a man who calls himself king, and an alchemist, all of whom point Santiago in the direction of his quest. No one knows what the treasure is, or if Santiago will be able to surmount the obstacles along the way. But what starts out as a journey to find worldly goods turns into a discovery of the treasures found within
Brida : a novel by Paulo Coelho( Book )

257 editions published between 1990 and 2016 in 29 languages and held by 3,551 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a young Irish girl who dives into sorcery and experiments with different magical traditions. She meets a wise man who dwells in a forest, who teaches her about overcoming her fears and trusting in the goodness of the world; and a woman who teaches her how to dance to the music of the world, and how to pray to the moon. As she seeks her destiny, she struggles to find a balance between her relationships and her desire to become a witch
The witch of Portobello : a novel by Paulo Coelho( Book )

151 editions published between 2006 and 2015 in 17 languages and held by 3,396 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the life of Athena, an abandoned daughter of a Transylvania gypsy, in a tale told from the viewpoints of such characters as her adoptive journalist mother, a teacher of calligraphy, and an actress
Eleven minutes by Paulo Coelho( Book )

284 editions published between 1998 and 2017 in 20 languages and held by 3,355 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A chance meeting in Rio takes Maria to Geneva, where she dreams of finding fame and fortune, yet ends up working the streets as a prostitute. In Geneva, Maria drifts further and further away from love while at the same time developing a fascination with sex. Eventually, Maria's despairing view of love is put to the test when she meets a handsome young painter. In this odyssey of self-discovery, Maria has to choose between pursuing a path of darkness, 'sexual pleasure for its own sake', or risking everything to find her own 'inner light' and the possibility of sacred sex, sex in the context of love. A daring modern fable about the nature of love and sex."--Publisher's description
Aleph by Paulo Coelho( Book )

108 editions published between 2010 and 2017 in 13 languages and held by 3,273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In his most personal novel to date, internationally best-selling author Paulo Coelho returns with a remarkable journey of self-discovery. Like the main character in his much-beloved The Alchemist, Paulo is facing a grave crisis of faith. As he seeks a path of spiritual renewal and growth, he decides to begin again: to travel, to experiment, to reconnect with people and the landscapes around him. Setting off to Africa, and then to Europe and Asia via the Trans-Siberian Railway, he initiates a journey to revitalize his energy and passion. Even so, he never expects to meet Hilal. A gifted young violinist, she is the woman Paulo loved five hundred years before--and the woman he betrayed in an act of cowardice so far-reaching that it prevents him from finding real happiness in this life. Together they will initiate a mystical voyage through time and space, traveling a path that teaches love, forgiveness, and the courage to overcome life's inevitable challenges. Beautiful and inspiring, Aleph invites us to consider the meaning of our own personal journeys: Are we where we want to be, doing what we want to do? -- cover p. 4
Veronika decides to die by Paulo Coelho( Book )

374 editions published between 1998 and 2017 in 23 languages and held by 3,215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Another of Coelho's spiritual journeys, this time by the 24-year-old protagonist who, after a failed suicide attempt, rediscovers in an insane asylum in Slovenia the preciousness and precariousness of life. Costa's translation is competent, but cannot save Coelho's novel from its by now familiar and conventionally inspirational tone and message"--Handbook of Latin American Studies, v. 58
Adultery : a novel by Paulo Coelho( Book )

84 editions published between 2013 and 2016 in 15 languages and held by 3,109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A woman around her thirties begins to question the routine and predictability of her days. In everybody's eyes, she has a perfect life: a solid and stable marriage, a loving husband, sweet and well-behaved children and a job as a journalist she can't complain about. However, she can no longer bear the necessary effort to fake happiness when all she feels in life is an enormous apathy. All that changes when she encounters an ex-boyfriend from her adolescence. Jacob is now a successful politician and, during an interview, he ends up arousing something in her she hadn't felt for a long time: passion" --
The Devil and Miss Prym : a novel of temptation by Paulo Coelho( Book )

196 editions published between 1984 and 2016 in 16 languages and held by 3,018 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A community devoured by greed, cowardice, and fear. A man persecuted by the ghosts of his painful past. A young woman searching for happiness. In one eventful week, each will face questions of life, death, and power, and each will choose a path. Will they choose good or evil? In the remote village of Viscos -- a village too small to be on any map, a place where time seems to stand still -- a stranger arrives, carrying with him a backpack containing a notebook and eleven gold bars. He comes searching for the answer to a question that torments him: Are human beings, in essence, good or evil? In welcoming the mysterious foreigner, the whole village becomes an accomplice to his sophisticated plot, which will forever mark their lives. Paulo Coelho's stunning novel explores the timeless struggle between good and evil, and brings to our everyday dilemmas fresh perspective: incentive to master the fear that prevents us from following our dreams, from being different, from truly living
The Zahir : a novel of obsession by Paulo Coelho( Book )

283 editions published between 2000 and 2016 in 35 languages and held by 2,970 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When his war correspondent wife goes missing with a friend who may be a lover, a celebrity novelist comes under suspicion until the friend reappears and invites him to undertake a spiritual journey to Kazakhstan
By the River Piedra I sat down and wept by Paulo Coelho( Book )

262 editions published between 1994 and 2015 in 16 languages and held by 2,591 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The story of a young Spanish woman, Pilar, and her encounter with her lost love, an unnamed spiritual seeker who comes to worship the feminine face of God. Clarke's translation is, as usual, somewhat hurried and condensed as if he's impatient with Coelho's admittedly belabored and self-consciously poetical style"--Handbook of Latin American Studies, v. 58
The winner stands alone by Paulo Coelho( Book )

103 editions published between 2008 and 2015 in 12 languages and held by 2,462 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the Publisher: The beloved, bestselling international author of The Alchemist returns with another haunting novel-a thrilling journey into our constant fascination with the worlds of fame, fortune, and celebrity. A profound meditation on personal power and innocent dreams that are manipulated or undone by success, The Winner Stands Alone is set in the exciting worlds of fashion and cinema. Taking place over the course of twenty-four hours during the Cannes Film Festival, it is the story of Igor, a successful, driven Russian entrepreneur who will go to the darkest lengths to reclaim a lost love-his ex-wife, Ewa. Believing that his life with Ewa was divinely ordained, Igor once told her that he would destroy whole worlds to get her back. The conflict between an individual evil force and society emerges, and as the novel unfolds, morality is derailed. Meet the players and poseurs behind the scenes at Cannes-the "Superclass" of producers, actors, designers, and supermodels, as well as the aspiring starlets, has-been stars, and jaded hangers-on. Adroitly interweaving the characters' stories, Paulo Coelho uses his twelfth novel to paint an engrossing picture of a world overrun by glamour and excess, and shows us the possibly dire consequences of our obsession with fame
Manuscript found in Accra : a novel by Paulo Coelho( Book )

71 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in 9 languages and held by 2,410 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The latest novel from #1 internationally best-selling author Paulo Coelho is a classic of inspiration and reflection, a meditation on life, love, and the significance of change. A novel of philosophical reflection set in Jerusalem during the time of the Crusades. Here a community of Christians, Arabs, and Jews who have long lived together harmoniously have been warned of an imminent attack and certain destruction. Contemplating their demise, the community assembles to seek the wise counsel of a Greek Copt, who imparts comforting and guiding wisdom on the enduring attributes of human character. The novel unfolds as a sequence of parables on love, faith, sex, friendship, beauty, bravery, loyalty, and success."--Provided by publisher
The fifth mountain by Paulo Coelho( Book )

235 editions published between 1996 and 2016 in 17 languages and held by 2,408 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Elijah, a biblical prophet in the Middle East during the ninth century B.C., confronts the pagan princess Jezebel and finds love in the strange land of Zarephath with a young widow, only to have his new-found happiness shattered by tragedy
Warrior of the light : a manual by Paulo Coelho( Book )

206 editions published between 1997 and 2016 in 16 languages and held by 2,024 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of philosophical stories and observations invites readers to live out dreams, embrace the uncertainty of life, and rise to a personal destiny
The spy : a novel by Paulo Coelho( Book )

24 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 1,752 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A novel of Mata Hari's final days, as written by the woman herself while accused of espionage" --
The alchemist by Paulo Coelho( Recording )

41 editions published between 1994 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,261 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"An Andalusian shepherd boy named Santiago travels from his homeland in Spain to the Egyptian desert in search of treasure buried in the pyramids. Along the way he meets a Gypsy woman, a man who calls himself king, and an alchemist, all of whom point Santiago in the direction of his quest ... What starts out as a journey to find worldly goods turns into a meditation on the treasures found within"--Jacket
El alquimista : una fàbula para seguir tus sueños by Paulo Coelho( Book )

14 editions published between 1988 and 2002 in Spanish and English and held by 1,125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An Andalusian shepherd boy named Santiago 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, a man who calls himself king, and an alchemist, all of whom point Santiago in the direction of his quest. No one knows what the treasure is, or if Santiago will be able to surmount the obstacles along the way. But what starts out as a journey to find worldly goods turns into a discovery of the treasures found within
The pilgrimage : a contemporary quest for ancient wisdom by Paulo Coelho( Book )

279 editions published between 1987 and 2016 in 16 languages and held by 802 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A compelling tale that delivers a powerful brew of magic and insight, The Pilgrimage recounts the amazing trials of Paulo Coelho and his mysterious mentor, Petrus, as they journey across Spain in search of a miraculous sword - on a legendary road travelled by pilgrims of San Tiago since the Middle Ages
Adultery by Paulo Coelho( Recording )

16 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 743 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A woman in her thirties begins to question the routine and predictability of her days. In everybody's eyes, she has a perfect life: happy marriage, children, and a career. Yet what she feels is an enormous apathy. All that changes when she encounters a successful politician who had, years earlier, been her high school boyfriend. As she rediscovers the passion missing from her life, she will face a life-altering choice
Aleph by Paulo Coelho( Recording )

18 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 737 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aleph marks a return to the author'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, he 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
 
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Alternative Names
Coelho, Paulo 1947-

Coelhu, Paolo 1947-

Koeljo, Paulo

Koeljo, Paulo 1947-

Koeljo, Paulu 1947-

Koelju, P. 1947-

Koelju, P. (Paulu), 1947-

Koelju, Paulu 1947-

Kʻoellyo, Pʻaullo

Koelo, Paoulo 1947-

Koèl'o, Paulo.

Ḳoʾelo, Paulo 1947-

Koelyu, Paulu, 1947-

Koylō, Paulō

Kūīlhū, Pāūlū 1947-

Kūīlū, Bāūlū 1947-

Kūʾilū, Pāʾūlū 1947-

Kūlīwū, Bāwlū 1947-

Kuwīliyū, Bāwlū 1947-

Kūwliyū, Bāwlū 1947-

Kūylū, Bāwlū 1947-

Kwilyu , Bawlu

Paolo Koelio

Pául Coelho

Paulo Coelho

Paulo Coelho Brasil mama llaqtayuq qillqaq

Paulo Coelho brasilianischer Schriftsteller und Bestseller-Autor

Paulo Coelho Brazila verkisto (1947-)

Paulo Coelho Braziliaans auteur

Paulo Coelho Brazilian lyricist and novelist

Paulo Coelho écrivain brésilien

Paulo Coelho escritor brasileño

Paulo Coelho escritor e letrista brasileiro

Paulo Coelho pisarz brazylijski

Paulo Coelho scrittore brasiliano

Paulo Coelho Wrasil jacha marka qillqiri

Paulo Koeljo

Paulo Koelyo

Paulu Koelju

Paulus Coelho

Pawlo Kuwelho

Πάουλο Κοέλιο

Коэло, Пaуло

Коэльо П

Коэльо П. 1947-

Коэльо, Пауло.

Коэльо, Пауло 1947-

Паўла Каэльё

Паўлё Каэльё

Пауло Коельйо

Пауло Коелјо

Пауло Коељо

Пауло Коэльо

Пауло Коэльо бразильский писатель и поэт

Паулу Коелю

Կոելյու, Պաուլու, 1947-

Պաուլո Կոելիո

פאולו קואלו

קואלו, פאולו

קואלו, פאולו 1947-

باولو كويلو

باولو كويلو، 1947-

كوليوو، باولو، 1947-

كويلهو، باولو، 1947-

كويلو، باولو.

كويلو، پاولو، 1947-

كويليو، باولو، 1947-

كويليو، پاولو

پاؤلو کویلہو

پاولۆ کۆیلۆ

پائولو کوئلیو

पाउलो कोहेल्हो

पावलो कोएलो

পাওলু কোয়েলু

পাওলো কোয়েলহো

ਪਾਉਲੋ ਕੋਇਲੋ

பவுலோ கோய்லோ

ಪಾವ್ಲೊ ಕೊಯೆಲೊ

പൗലോ കൊയ് ലോ

เปาลู กูเอลยู

ཕོ་ལོ་ཁོའེ་ལོ།

პაულო კოელიო

코엘로, 파울로 1947-

코엘료, 파울로 1947-

파울로 코엘료

ፓውሎ ኮሄሎ

コエーリョ, パウロ

パウロ・コエーリョ

保羅·科爾賀

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Brida : a novelThe witch of Portobello : a novelEleven minutesAlephVeronika decides to dieThe Devil and Miss Prym : a novel of temptationThe Zahir : a novel of obsessionBy the River Piedra I sat down and wept