The Zahir: A Novel of Love, Longing and Obsession

3.57 avg rating
( 59,776 ratings by Goodreads )
 
9780007213627: The Zahir: A Novel of Love, Longing and Obsession
View all copies of this ISBN edition:
 
 

With more than 30 million copies sold, The Alchemist is one of the best loved and bestselling books in the world. The Zahir, Paulo Coelho's new novel, is a perfect follow-on to The Alchemist. Paulo picks up the theme of the pilgrimage but tells a very different, gripping story of love, loss and passionate obsession. It begins with a glimpse or a passing thought. It ends in obsession. One day a renowned author discovers that his wife, a war correspondent, has disappeared leaving no trace. Though time brings more success and new love, he remains mystified -- and increasingly fascinated -- by her absence. Was she kidnapped, blackmailed, or simply bored with their marriage? The unrest she causes is as strong as the attraction she exerts. His search for her -- and for the truth of his own life -- takes him from France to Spain, Croatia and, eventually, the bleakly beautiful landscape of Central Asia. More than that, it takes him from the safety of his world to a totally unknown path, searching for a new understanding of the nature of love and the power of destiny. With The Zahir, Paulo Coelho demonstrates not just his powerful and captivating storytelling, but also his extraordinary insight into what it is to be a human being in a world full of possibility.

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

From the Back Cover:

The narrator of The Zahir is a bestselling novelist who lives in Paris and enjoys all the privileges money and celebrity bring. His wife of ten years, Esther, is a war correspondent who has disappeared along with a friend, Mikhail, who may or may not be her lover.

Was Esther kidnapped, murdered, or did she simply escape a marriage that left her unfulfilled? The narrator doesn’t have any answers, but he has plenty of questions of his own. Then one day Mikhail finds the narrator and promises to reunite him with his wife. In his attempt to recapture a lost love, the narrator discovers something unexpected about himself.

About the Author:

Paulo Coelho was born in Brazil and has become one of the most widely read and loved authors in the world. Especially renowned for The Alchemist and Eleven Minutes, he has sold more than 85 million books worldwide and has been translated into 63 languages. The recipient of numerous prestigious international awards, amongst them the Crystal Award by the World Economic Forum and France's Legion d'Honneur, Paulo Coelho was inducted into the Brazilian Academy of Letters in 2002. He writes a weekly column syndicated throughout the world.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Other Popular Editions of the Same Title

9780060832810: The Zahir: A Novel of Obsession

Featured Edition

ISBN 10:  0060832819 ISBN 13:  9780060832810
Publisher: HarperOne, 2006
Softcover

9780060825218: The Zahir: A Novel of Obsession

HarperOne, 2005
Hardcover

9780007204168: The Zahir: A Novel of Love, Longing and Obsession

Harper..., 2005
Hardcover

9780060875350: The Zahir (A Novel of Obsession)

Harper..., 2005
Softcover

9788172236298: The Zahir

Harper..., 2005
Softcover

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

Paulo Coelho
Published by HarperCollins Publishers, United Kingdom (2006)
ISBN 10: 000721362X ISBN 13: 9780007213627
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
The Book Depository
(London, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description HarperCollins Publishers, United Kingdom, 2006. Paperback. Condition: New. Language: English. Brand new Book. With more than 30 million copies sold, The Alchemist is one of the best loved and bestselling books in the world. The Zahir, Paulo Coelho's new novel, is a perfect follow-on to The Alchemist. Paulo picks up the theme of the pilgrimage but tells a very different, gripping story of love, loss and passionate obsession. It begins with a glimpse or a passing thought. It ends in obsession. One day a renowned author discovers that his wife, a war correspondent, has disappeared leaving no trace. Though time brings more success and new love, he remains mystified - and increasingly fascinated - by her absence. Was she kidnapped, blackmailed, or simply bored with their marriage? The unrest she causes is as strong as the attraction she exerts. His search for her - and for the truth of his own life - takes him from France to Spain, Croatia and, eventually, the bleakly beautiful landscape of Central Asia. More than that, it takes him from the safety of his world to a totally unknown path, searching for a new understanding of the nature of love and the power of destiny. With The Zahir, Paulo Coelho demonstrates not just his powerful and captivating storytelling, but also his extraordinary insight into what it is to be a human being in a world full of possibility. Seller Inventory # KNV9780007213627

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 9.78
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

2.

Paulo Coelho
Published by HarperCollins Publishers, United Kingdom (2006)
ISBN 10: 000721362X ISBN 13: 9780007213627
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Book Depository International
(London, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description HarperCollins Publishers, United Kingdom, 2006. Paperback. Condition: New. Language: English. Brand new Book. With more than 30 million copies sold, The Alchemist is one of the best loved and bestselling books in the world. The Zahir, Paulo Coelho's new novel, is a perfect follow-on to The Alchemist. Paulo picks up the theme of the pilgrimage but tells a very different, gripping story of love, loss and passionate obsession. It begins with a glimpse or a passing thought. It ends in obsession. One day a renowned author discovers that his wife, a war correspondent, has disappeared leaving no trace. Though time brings more success and new love, he remains mystified - and increasingly fascinated - by her absence. Was she kidnapped, blackmailed, or simply bored with their marriage? The unrest she causes is as strong as the attraction she exerts. His search for her - and for the truth of his own life - takes him from France to Spain, Croatia and, eventually, the bleakly beautiful landscape of Central Asia. More than that, it takes him from the safety of his world to a totally unknown path, searching for a new understanding of the nature of love and the power of destiny. With The Zahir, Paulo Coelho demonstrates not just his powerful and captivating storytelling, but also his extraordinary insight into what it is to be a human being in a world full of possibility. Seller Inventory # KNV9780007213627

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 12.88
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds
International Edition
International Edition

3.

Coelho, Paulo
Published by Harper Perennial
ISBN 10: 000721362X ISBN 13: 9780007213627
New PAPERBACK Quantity Available: 2
International Edition
Seller:
Ben's Book Shop
(Wilmington, DE, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Harper Perennial. PAPERBACK. Condition: New. 000721362X Paperback. Book Condition: New. This is an International Edition. Brand new. Seller Inventory # INDMKT-000721362X

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 12.89
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

4.

Paulo Coelho
Published by HarperCollins (2006)
ISBN 10: 000721362X ISBN 13: 9780007213627
New Softcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
BookSupply International
(Solihull, WMID, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description HarperCollins, 2006. Condition: New. Seller Inventory # UA9780007213627

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 12.21
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 5.18
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

5.

Coelho, Paulo
ISBN 10: 000721362X ISBN 13: 9780007213627
New Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Rating
[?]

Book Description Condition: New. Publisher/Verlag: HarperCollins UK | A Novel of Obsession | Format: Paperback | Language/Sprache: english | 117 gr | 350 pp. Seller Inventory # K9780007213627

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 15.24
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 4.32
From Germany to U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

6.

Paulo Coelho (author)
Published by HarperCollins Publishers 2006-01-03, London (2006)
ISBN 10: 000721362X ISBN 13: 9780007213627
New paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Blackwell's
(Oxford, OX, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description HarperCollins Publishers 2006-01-03, London, 2006. paperback. Condition: New. Seller Inventory # 9780007213627

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 9.63
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 11.67
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

7.

Paulo Coelho
Published by HarperCollins Publishers Ltd (2006)
ISBN 10: 000721362X ISBN 13: 9780007213627
New Softcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Irish Booksellers
(Portland, ME, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description HarperCollins Publishers Ltd, 2006. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M000721362X

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 22.78
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.27
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

8.

Paulo Coelho
Published by Harpercollins UK
ISBN 10: 000721362X ISBN 13: 9780007213627
New Taschenbuch Quantity Available: 2
Seller:
BuchWeltWeit Inh. Ludwig Meier e.K.
(Bergisch Gladbach, Germany)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Harpercollins UK. Taschenbuch. Condition: Neu. Neuware - 31 350 pp. Englisch. Seller Inventory # 9780007213627

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 12.91
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 19.52
From Germany to U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

9.

Paulo Coelho
Published by Harpercollins UK
ISBN 10: 000721362X ISBN 13: 9780007213627
New Taschenbuch Quantity Available: 2
Seller:
Rheinberg-Buch
(Bergisch Gladbach, Germany)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Harpercollins UK. Taschenbuch. Condition: Neu. Neuware - 31 350 pp. Englisch. Seller Inventory # 9780007213627

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 12.91
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 19.52
From Germany to U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

10.

Paulo Coelho
Published by Harper Perennial (2006)
ISBN 10: 000721362X ISBN 13: 9780007213627
New Softcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
California Spanish Books
(MIAMI, FL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Harper Perennial, 2006. Condition: New. Seller Inventory # 9780007213627

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 25.00
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 15.00
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

There are more copies of this book

View all search results for this book