Paulo Coelho: A Warrior's Life: The Authorized Biography
Paulo Coelho's life begins with a complicated birth in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, in August 1947. He was known as the "boy who was born dead" and who ultimately survived against all odds....more
I have read only two books by Coelho (Alchymist and Veronica decided to die) and disliked both of them (both would merit barely 1 goodread star) and the biography just convinced me that I'm certainly not...more
Πρώτα απ΄ όλα θα αρχίσω ομολογώντας ότι δεν έχω διαβάσει κανένα βιβλίο του Κοέλιο, ακόμα. Yποθέτω, όμως, ότι θα πρέπει να διαβάσω μερικά βιβλία του, κρίνοντας από την τόσο μεγάλη απήχηση που έχει στο αναγνωστικό κοινό (μέχρι παραληρήματος...)
Και μ' αυτά, αρχίζουν οι πανηγυρικές μου σκέψεις.
Διαβάζοντας τη βιογραφία ενός θρυλικού και ζώντος συγγραφέα νιώθω τη μέγιστη απογοήτευση. Το βιβλίο ξεκινά (και τελειώνει, επίσης) με το glamour της τωρινής του ζωής και το μάτι του στις πωλήσεις, τα κέρδη και...more
After readings this biography, I doubt I will ever read a Coelho book again.
I have come to found that biographies are highly dependent on their subject. In this case the subject is highly annoying.
All he wants is to become a big writer, make lots of money and be in the center of attention. He feels entitl...more
It was good to see how difficult his formative years were and they are quite similar to everybody else.
It was terrifying to see how he dabbled with satanism and was almost consumed by it. It was also refreshing to see...more
O autor Fernando Morais atuou com rigor jornalístico e conseguiu revelações pessoais raras numa biografia auto...more
Acredito muito no poder dos son...more
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I didn't want to know that someone capable of conveying so much in his writing doesn't love it. I didn't want to know that He only sought after recognition as a Famous Author. I didn't want to know that he is capable of such cruelty and doesn't care at all about the pain he causes. I didn't need to see that he's a narcissist.
Really interesting reading where he got his inspiration from for his books.
Recebeu três vezes o Prêmio Esso e quatro vezes o Prêmio Abril de Jornalismo. Foi deputado estadual durante oito anos (pelo MDB-SP e depois pelo PMDB-SP) e secretário da Cultura (1988-1991) e da Educação (1991-1993) do Estado de São Paulo. É autor d...more