Paulo Coelho is one of most loved authors in the world, and personally my favorite!! I cannot define in words how much I admire Paulo’s writings and beliefs. His books are simply amazing. Not only his books, But he is one personality who is worth following on other media channels and not just books.May it be his instagram updates or blog posts, I am quite addicted to his updates and buzz. I have read a lot about Paulo Coelho. At present, Paulo Coelho is a world-class author but you will be surprised to know that he was really a poor guy when he was in school and his situation was miserable. As a kid Paulo was a target for bullies. When he grew up, he became a hippie. After years of wandering, he finally start writing books. At first, his script was rejected by few publishers. But once it his books got published, till date all of his books are amongst the bestselling novels.
I am quite sure that if you like reading books, then you must have read quite a few of his books. If not, then don’t worry, simply check out the list of 5 books below authored by Paulo Coelho, which I highly recommend you to read. Though all the books by Paulo Coelho are worth reading but Here I am listing the best 5 books by him.
If you have already read the following listed books, then do share which is your favorite one?
Five Must Read Books By Paulo Coelho are as follows:
1- The Alchemist
Published in 1988, this is till date New York times bestseller novel. It is a story of a shepherd named Santiago and his journey in Egypt to find the the treasure. “when you want something, all the universe conspires in helping you to achieve it”- is the core theme of the book. It is one must read book for all book-lovers.
2- The Fifth Mountain
This was published in 1996. It was the first Paulo Coelho book which I had read. I guess it was 2000 when I read this book and from that very moment, I had fallen for Paulo Coelho’s writings.
3- Like the flowing river
Like the flowing river is a short story collection by Paulo Coelho. It has incidents experienced by Paulo Coelho, Instances and articles by him. It was released in the year 2006.
4- Winner Stands Alone
It was first released in the year 2008. It is a psychological thriller which is very interesting to read. The book keeps you hooked from start to end and leaves a very strong impression,
Last but not the least on my list is Brida. Published in the year 1990, Brida is a story of an Irish girl and her quest for knowledge. It is a very inspiring and beautifully written story by Paulo Coelho.
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