Twenty-four-year-old Veronika seems to have everything -- youth and beauty, boyfriends and a loving family, a fulfilling job. But something is missing in her life. So, one cold November morning Veronika decides to die. She takes a handful of sleeping pills expecting never to wake up. But she does -- at a mental hospital where she is told that she has only days to live.
This poignant international bestseller by the author of The Alchemist takes readers on a quest to find meaning in a culture overshadowed by angst, soulless routine, and pervasive conformity. Based on events in Coelho's own life, Veronika Decides to Die questions the meaning of madness and celebrates individuals who do not fit into patterns society considers to be normal. Bold and illuminating, it is a dazzling portrait of a young woman at the crossroads of despair and liberation, and a poetic, exuberant appreciation of each day as a renewed opportunity....Continua
Un libro che consiglio vivamente. Si dovrebbe leggere almeno una volta nella vita. Fa pensare a molte azioni che posso essere sottovalutate dalla nostra vita quotidiana. Davvero un libro che ti apre gli occhi
A wonderful, incredible, unique and touching story about life.
I love reading anything suicidal so I can't really give fair review
We are not different from the people who lives inside Vilette. They're doing things on their own because they want to, they build their own world because they have to be happy on their own way. Just like us living outside Vilette, we do things that makes us happy eternally....Continua