Who is Paulo Coelho

Who is Paulo Coelho. Paulo Coelho é um escrito carioca.
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Today we are going to talk about one of the most important person in Brazilian literature. Do you know who is Paulo Coelho?

About Paulo Coelho

Paulo Coelho is one of the most read and dear authors that Brazil has ever known. His works talk about mystical topics, police investigations, self-help, romances and fiction stories. Paulo has his books produced in more than 160 countries and translated into 73 languages.

He was born in Rio de Janeiro, on August 24th, 1947. Ever since he was a kid, he enjoyed writing and he had a small diary with notes about his own life. As time went by, Paulo became a troublesome teenager. Because of arguments between his parents he suffered from bouts of depression and anger and he was hospitalized three times in a nursing home.

The spiritual path

Paulo overcame his adversities and decided to make several trips around the world. He walked the path of Caminho de Santiago for three months and that inspired him to write O Diário de um Mago, one of the greatest successes in his career. And later, his most remarkable experience, O Alquimista, became the best-selling book of all time in Brazil, exceeding more than 80 million copies.

Let’s check if you know any of his books. Take a look at our list with Paulo Coelho’s works:

Paulo Coelho’s Works

1974 – O Teatro na Educação
1982 – Arquivos do inferno
1986 – Manual prático do vampirismo
1987 – O Diário de um Mago
1988 – O Alquimista
1990 – Brida
1992 – As Valkírias
1994 – Na Margem do Rio Piedra Eu Sentei e Chorei
1996 – O Monte Cinco
1998 – Veronika Decide Morrer
2000 – O Demônio e a Srta. Prym
2003 – Onze Minutos
2005 – O Zahir
2006 – A Bruxa de Portobello
2008 – O Vencedor Está Só
2010 – O Aleph
2012 – Manuscrito Encontrado em Accra
2014 – Adultério
2016 – A Espiã

Tell your heart that the fear of suffering is worse than the suffering itself. And that no heart has ever suffered when it goes in search of its dreams.

Paulo Coelho

Have you ever read a Paulo Coelho’s book?
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