The Alchemist

The Alchemist

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'The Alchemist' is a global phenomenon, selling over 30 million copies worldwide. This classroom edition makes the magical fable available to students in educational hardback format for the first time. This is the magical story of Santiago, an Andalusian shepherd boy who dreams of travelling the world in search of a worldly treasure as fabulous as any ever found. From his home in Spain he journeys to the markets of Tangiers, and from there into the Egyptian desert, where a fateful encounter with the alchemist awaits him.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 216 pages
  • 128 x 188 x 18mm | 281.23g
  • Collins Educational
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • School edition
  • School edition
  • 0007233671
  • 9780007233670
  • 92,679

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'An exceptional writer.' USA TODAY 'His books have had a life-enhancing impact on millions of people.' THE TIMES 'One of the few to deserve the term Publishing Phenomenon.' INDEPENDENT ON SUNDAY 'Coelho's writing is beautifully poetic but his message is what counts... he gives me hope and puts a smile on my face.' DAILY EXPRESS 'A sweetly exotic tale for young and old alike.' PUBLISHERS WEEKLY
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About Paulo Coelho

Paulo Coelho was born in Brazil and has become one of the most widely read authors in the world today. Renowned for his best-loved work The Alchemist, he has sold over 65 million books worldwide and has been translated into 60 languages. The recipient of numerous prestigious awards, he is a storyteller with the power to inspire nations and change people's lives.
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4 29% (445,897)
3 20% (309,835)
2 9% (131,697)
1 5% (79,683)
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