The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho

The Alchemist

Paulo Coelho with Alan R. Clarke (Translator)

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195 pages | first published 1988

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The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho continues to change the lives of its readers forever. With more than two million copies sold around the world, The Alchemist has established itself as a modern classic, universally admired.Paulo Coelho’s masterpiece t...
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Summary of 64169 reviews

Moods

reflective 74%
inspiring 72%
adventurous 66%
hopeful 48%
lighthearted 17%
mysterious 16%
emotional 15%
relaxing 13%
challenging 10%
informative 7%
funny 1%
tense 1%

Pace

medium 44%
fast 30%
slow 24%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 47% | A mix: 34% | Plot: 17%

Strong character development?

Yes: 79% | It's complicated: 9% | No: 9% | N/A: 1%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 58% | No: 19% | It's complicated: 15% | N/A: 5%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 58% | No: 24% | It's complicated: 10% | N/A: 6%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 39% | No: 31% | It's complicated: 23% | N/A: 5%

Average rating

3.56

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