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Summary

The Alchemist is a modern fable that will lead you on a great journey of self-empowerment. 

You will meet Santiago, a young shepherd who takes a chance and searches for the Great Pyramids. He finds so much more than just the treasure he is after. 

The Alchemist is said to be one of the most inspiring works of the 20th century. It is on millions of must-read lists and has been translated into more than 80 languages. It is a classic best-seller.  

This guide can help you read and more deeply understand the original book. It contains: 

  • A chapter-by-chapter summary 
  • A look into the meanings behind the story 
  • An easy-to-listen-to version that flows into the meaning behind the story

(Disclaimer: This is NOT the original book. If you’re looking for the original book, it is available from Amazon and Audible.)  

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Great helpful.

This book makes you reach into your inner self and inspires you to pursue a dream whether big or small. We all have a purpose in life.

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Excellent discussion.

A very beautiful story, and a beautiful book. I bought two so I could give one away and keep one for myself. The deckle edge of the pages gives it a special touch.

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Great overview.

Like an omen while searching for a book to listen, this came up, and the decision to listen the book I now know I was meant to listen it. It was a reminder of things I stopped paying attention to and listening to, my heart.

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Best book.

Beautifully written tale about a search for love, purpose and meaning. I absolutely loved and highly recommend this book.

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Marvelous.

This book sees through the walls of religion and helps us all see our future as through Gods eyes, that we are beings with our own destiny led by "the master hand."

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  • Ellie
  • 12-07-18

Change my life.

The Alchemist is an amazing book that is able to share a subtle message while remaining highly entertaining and engaging. Excellent storytelling from page one until the end.

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  • Alife
  • 12-07-18

Wonderful book.

It is easy to get caught up in the distractions of life. This simple but thoughtful book helps to put things into perspective and look beyond your own tunnel vision.

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  • Norvis Wood
  • 12-07-18

Explain very much.

My perspective on life, success and following my dreams was enhanced when listening this book. It is a must to not only listen but take it all in!

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  • Archer
  • 12-07-18

Well done.

The Alchemist was amazing! In one book the author integrated every type of being, human and otherwise in one exciting and condensed story.

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  • C. Francis
  • 12-07-18

Easy Applied.

This is one the best books ever, it really did a lot for me. I would recommend it to anyone that is looking for a special book with spiritual touch to it.

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  • Richard James
  • 13-07-18

Enjoy listening.

This book opened my eyes and mind. It is probably one of my favorite books to have ever listen. I plan to listen it each year to see where I am on my personal journey. This book is definitely worth the buy and a great literature conversation starter.

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  • D. Flores
  • 12-07-18

Such a good.

The Alchemist is an amazing story and will teach you many lessons. One of the first books I've read to completion in a while because the book really touched me and enlightened me. May everyone acheive their Personal Legends. God Bless.

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  • Simpson
  • 12-07-18

Nice.

A bit predictable but a good story with different levels of depth for the listener. This would be a great book to have young people read so that they would be able to develop a moral construct for the way to live life.

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  • William
  • 13-07-18

Great story.

This book start with a great start-off-chapters but eventually the story-line becomes moderate compared to its first chapters. also it has understandable language that make it easy and enjoyable.

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  • Alston
  • 12-07-18

Very inspiring.

This book is a "Great" listen. It has a very inspiring message. It's one that you wouldn't mind listening multiple times.

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