Paulo Coelho is the author of many international best sellers, including The Alchemist, Eleven Minutes, and The Pilgrimage. His books have sold more than 130 million copies in 160 countries and have been translated into 72 languages. In 2007, he was named a United Nations Messenger of Peace. He lives in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
"A new tale of magical longing. . . . Masterful." --San Francisco Chronicle
"Coelho is a novelist who writes in a universal language."
--The New York Times "It's time for American readers to set
out on a journey of discovery that will lead them to the works of
this exceptional writer." --USA Today "[Coelho's] books have
had a life-enhancing effect on millions of people." --The
Times (London) "Spiritualists and wanderlusts will eagerly
devour The Alchemist author's fiery diatribes about love,
fear, and the search for all things meaningful." --The
"Aleph is a book written by the soul, and for the soul. At once tender and fiercely courageous, it challenges you with an embrace while seducing you with a discerning blade that points directly at the heart of what matters most in life and death. And when you have finished the last word on the last page, even if your logical mind doesn't completely understand all that you've read, your eternal spirit will be dancing with joy." --Cecilia Samartin, author of Broken Paradise
"Vivid, captivating. . . . So engaging that readers will not want to put it down for even a fraction of a second. As the author sets out on his journey, the reader gets the sense that, he too, is embarking on the same voyage." --The International Herald Tribune "[A] chimerical tale. . . . There's no better author to serve such a work than Coelho." --Publishers Weekly
"Enigmatic. . . . An illuminating book." --The National
"Borges set the standard that Coelho capably upholds. . . . Coelho the writer is both discerning and revealing of Coelho the protagonist, whose enthusiasms we share." --The Washington Independent Review