An author of a universal language

"Reading The Alchemist was like getting up at dawn and seeing the sun rise while the rest of the world still slept."

In 1988, Paulo Coelho wrote a very different book, The Alchemist, which is now a classic of our time. Globally known, it has conquered every country and is one of the best-selling books in history. The novel has been translated into 88 languages, becoming part of the imaginative world.

Critical acclaim and word-of-mouth ensure that The Alchemist remains an essential reading and an important source of inspiration more relevant than ever with millions of copies sold every year.

Dozens of further best-selling books followed, selling 320 million copies worldwide.

The Pilgrimage
The Alchemist
The Supreme Gift

The Valkyries
By the River Piedra I Sat Down and Wept
The Fifth Mountain

Love Letters from a Prophet
Warrior of the Light
Veronika Decides to Die
The Devil and Miss Prym

Eleven Minutes
The Archer
The Zahir
Like the Flowing River

The Witch of Portobello
The Winner Stands Alone
Manuscript Found in Accra

The Spy