The Alchemist is a book written by Brazilian author Paulo Coelho. In the 70’s Coelho made a pact with the devil to become a great author. He says that the pact is broken and that he is a “Warrior of the Light”, but didn’t Satan deliver what he promised? Paulo has sold hundreds of millions of books. He is rich and famous. Was it worth forfeiting his immortal soul?
Faust is a magician and alchemist in German legend who sells his soul to the devil in exchange for power and knowledge. Is Paulo Coelho’s Faustian bargain really broken? The Alchemist is Paulo Coelho’s most famous novel. Madonna, Will Smith and Nelly Furtado are some of the famous fans of this book. Is this book diabolically inspired? Read it and decide for yourself.
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