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The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho
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Sep 02, 2008

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bookshelves: africa, europe, fiction

This is a good story but...my expectations were high because of many glowing reviews, both here and in the dust jacket. I don't agree with all of the author's assertions. I felt as though a message was being hammered into my brain the entire time I was reading this book. The story is quite heavy handed with the life lessons. Foremost among these, at least to myself, is that everyone is Special.

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