I found this one the best books by P. Coelho. His books are light, easy and quick to read - so is this.
I started off well with this book, but ultimately I found I didn't care in the slightest what happened to the characters. Coelho's tried and tested discourse on obsession, fate and destiny grew a bit tiresome, and I came to the conclusion that whatever happened in the end, it would all be summed up in neat, pithy, profound sentences to the effect that what is meant to be will be. I just couldn't be bothered to finish it....Continua
Now that we have lived to our age, have gained some or many experiences from life.
We know the skills and all the connections we needs for our works.
We have savings in banks, some books, houses or cars.
Friends, who can share our happiness, are around us.
Our bodies still have the strength they need.
And, if lucky, a lovely companion, and even one or two children, are nearby.
Our lives seem to be contented. We seem to want the same conditions be continued till the end.
But...do we have the COURAGE to "give up" all of these, just to search for our dreams? For the deepest desires in our hearts?...Continua