skip to content
Veronika decides to die Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Veronika decides to die

Author: Paulo Coelho
Publisher: New York : HarperCollins Publishers, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st U.S. edView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
Summary:
"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.
Rating:

based on 2 rating(s) 1 with a review

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Psychological fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paulo Coelho
ISBN: 0060196122 9780060196127 9780061124266 0061124265
OCLC Number: 43287745
Description: 210 pages ; 22 cm
Other Titles: Veronika decide morrer.
Responsibility: Paulo Coelho ; translated from the Portuguese by Margaret Jull Costa.

Abstract:

"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.

Reviews

User-contributed reviews

WorldCat User Reviews (1)

Paulo Coelho: You're genius

by teacherinoz (WorldCat user published 2011-08-13) Very Good Permalink

Paulo Coelho could bring to life a lot of real insecurities of today's youth. Even thou Veronika's reasons were silly for her to attempt suicide, they are the same reasons that I lost a friend. It certainly made me think and have a new point of view. And Veronika certainly learnt...
Read more...  Read more...

  • Was this review helpful to you?
  •   
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

All user tags (1)

View most popular tags as: tag list | tag cloud

Similar Items

Related Subjects:(3)

User lists with this item (11)

Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/43287745> # Veronika decides to die
    a schema:CreativeWork, schema:Book ;
   bgn:translationOfWork <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/43287745#CreativeWork/unidentifiedOriginalWork> ; # Veronika decide morrer.
   library:oclcnum "43287745" ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_York_City> ; # New York
   library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/nyu> ;
   schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85108438> ; # Psychological fiction
   schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/869.342/e21/> ;
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1081344> ; # Psychological fiction
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1016547> ; # Mental illness
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1866289628#Topic/young_women_suicidal_behavior> ; # Young women--Suicidal behavior
   schema:bookEdition "1st U.S. ed." ;
   schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
   schema:copyrightYear "1999" ;
   schema:creator <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1866289628#Person/coelho_paulo> ; # Paulo Coelho
   schema:datePublished "1999" ;
   schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/1866289628> ; # Veronika decide morrer.
   schema:genre "Psychological fiction"@en ;
   schema:genre "Fiction"@en ;
   schema:inLanguage "en" ;
   schema:name "Veronika decides to die"@en ;
   schema:productID "43287745" ;
   schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/43287745#PublicationEvent/new_york_harpercollins_publishers_1999> ;
   schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1866289628#Agent/harpercollins_publishers> ; # HarperCollins Publishers
   schema:reviews <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/43287745#Review/-1247515367> ;
   schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780060196127> ;
   schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780061124266> ;
   wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/43287745> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_York_City> # New York
    a schema:Place ;
   schema:name "New York" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1866289628#Agent/harpercollins_publishers> # HarperCollins Publishers
    a bgn:Agent ;
   schema:name "HarperCollins Publishers" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1866289628#Person/coelho_paulo> # Paulo Coelho
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:familyName "Coelho" ;
   schema:givenName "Paulo" ;
   schema:name "Paulo Coelho" ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85108438> # Psychological fiction
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Psychological fiction"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1016547> # Mental illness
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Mental illness"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1081344> # Psychological fiction
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Psychological fiction"@en ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/1866289628> # Veronika decide morrer.
   schema:name "Veronika decide morrer." ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780060196127>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "0060196122" ;
   schema:isbn "9780060196127" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780061124266>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "0061124265" ;
   schema:isbn "9780061124266" ;
    .

<http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/43287745#CreativeWork/unidentifiedOriginalWork> # Veronika decide morrer.
    a schema:CreativeWork ;
   schema:inLanguage "pt" ;
   schema:name "Veronika decide morrer." ;
    .

<http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/43287745#Review/-1247515367>
    a schema:Review ;
   schema:itemReviewed <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/43287745> ; # Veronika decides to die
   schema:reviewBody ""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." ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.