The Witch of Portobello by Paulo Coelho

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Oh, how I relate to Athena’s desire to seek out assurance! I can’t count the number of times I’ve searched for someone to tell me that once I surrender, the difficulties will stop interfering. Especially when I think I’ve just made it through my...
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How do we find the courage to always be true to ourselves—even if we are unsure of who we are?

That is the central question of international bestselling author Paulo Coelho's profound new work, The Witch of Portobello. It is the story of a mysterious woman named Athena, told by the many who knew her well—or hardly at all. Like The Alchemist, The Witch of Portobello is the kind of story that will transform the way readers think about love, passion, joy, and sacrifice.

 

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Paulo Coelho, born in Rio de Janeiro in 1947, is one of the bestselling and most influential authors in the world. The Alchemist, The Pilgrimage, The Valkyries,Brida, Veronika Decides to Die, Eleven Minutes, The Zahir, The Witch of Portobello, and The Winner Stands Alone, among others, have sold 115 million copies in more than 160 countries. Paulo Coelho nació en Brasil en 1947 y es uno de los autores con más influencia de hoy día. Conocido mundialmente por el bestseller internacional El Alquimista, Coelho ha vendido más de 100 millones de libros en todo el mundo, los cuales han sido traducidos a 68 idiomas y publicados en 150 países. Paulo Coelho escribe una columna semanal que se publica en los periódicos más importantes del mundo.
 
Published January 1, 2007 by HarperCollins. 268 pages
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Religion & Spirituality, Horror, Science Fiction & Fantasy, Romance. Fiction
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Reviewed by Kat Kiddles on Sep 27 2010

Oh, how I relate to Athena’s desire to seek out assurance! I can’t count the number of times I’ve searched for someone to tell me that once I surrender, the difficulties will stop interfering. Especially when I think I’ve just made it through my...

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