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The Alchemist

Unabridged Audiobook

Written By: Paulo Coelho

Narrated By: Jeremy Irons

Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers

Date: October 2005

Duration: 4 hours 2 minutes

Summary:

The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho continues to change the lives of its readers forever. With more than two million copies sold around the world, The Alchemist has established itself as a modern classic, universally admired.
Paulo Coelho’s masterpiece tells the magical story of Santiago, an Andalusian shepherd boy who yearns to travel in search of a worldly treasure as extravagant as any ever found.
The story of the treasures Santiago finds along the way teaches us, as only a few stories can, about the essential wisdom of listening to our hearts, learning to read the omens strewn along life’s path, and, above all, following our dreams.

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  • Ramya K

    An already wonderful story was made even more wonderful by the brilliant narration!

    4 of 4 people found this review helpful.

  • Eva S

    The Alchemist was a wonderful allegory. Jeremy Iron’s narration was exquisite. I am now aware of my personal legend.

    3 of 3 people found this review helpful.

  • Raquel D

    I LOVE THIS BOOK. I read it a couple of times a year, and it always inspires me and re-energizes me.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful.

  • Irene M

    Exelent it is such a rewarding book and the narrator was so good.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful.

  • Cynthia J.

    Life perspective in a narrative.

  • Adeife A.

    I thought the book was very full of imagination, however the storytelling really lacked detail and intrigue. The characters barely go through and character development and the end is underwhelming.

  • Ruusa L.

    amazingly read. its an amazing book.

  • Janie P.

    Narration was very good but I didn't like the story line. Kinda boring. I would not recommend it.

  • Brittany R.

    absolutely love the storyline and all the life lessons woven in!

  • Angie G.

    This book was a joy to read. My 7th grade son was reading it in English class and his teacher invited the parents to read it as well....I am glad that I did. What I took away from it will be much different than my 13 year old son, but it is truly a treasure. A beautiful, simple story that tells of life's mysteries without very much pomp or circumstance...the narrator brings the story of a boy in search of his Personal Legend in a mesmerizing way. His voice is calming yet personifies each character as he reads. I've recruiting other mom's to read it and I can't wait to meet for coffee and discover their own Personal Legends.....ha! Read it, you won't regret it!

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