Like the Flowing River: Thoughts and Reflections

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Like the Flowing River is an intimate collection of Paulo Coelho's reflections and short stories, written from 1998 to 2005. these are powerful tales of living and dying, of destiny and choice, of love lost and found. Sometimes humourous, sometimes serious, but always profound, this book, like all of Coelho's work, explores what it means to be truly alive.

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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.

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Praise for Paulo Coelho:`An exceptional writer.' USA Today`His books have had a life-enhancing impact on millions of people.' Times`One of the few to deserve the term "Publishing Phenomenon".' Independent on Sunday`Coelho's writing is beautifully poetic but his message is what counts...he gives me hope and puts a smile on my face.' Daily Express`"The Alchemist" is a beautiful book about magic, dreams and the treasures we seek elsewhere and then find on our doorstep.` Madonna`It's like music, really, the way he writes, it's so beautiful. It's a gift that I envy above all others.' Julia Roberts

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Book Description HarperCollins Publishers, United Kingdom, 2007. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Language: English . Brand New Book. A breathtaking collection of reflections from one of the world s best loved storytellers, Paulo Coelho.In this riveting collection of thoughts and stories, Paulo Coelho, the author of `The Alchemist , offers his personal reflections on a wide range of subjects from archery and music to elegance, traveling and the nature of good and evil.An old woman explains to her grandson how a mere pencil can show him the path to happiness. instructions on how to climb a mountain reveal the secret to making your dreams a reality.the story of Ghengis Khan and the Falcon that teaches about the folly of anger - and the art of friendship.a pianist who performs an example in fulfilling your destiny.the author learns three important lessons when he goes to the rescue of a man in the street - Paulo shows us how life has lessons for us in the greatest, smallest and most unusual of experiences.`Like the Flowing River includes jewel-like fables, packed with meaning and retold in Coelho s inimitable style. Sharing his thoughts on spirituality, life and ethics, Paulo touches you with his philosophy and invites you to go on an exciting journey of your own. Bookseller Inventory # AA89780007235810

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