"Relata la historia de María, una joven proveniente de una villa brasileña, cuyos primeros roces inocentes con el amor la dejan con el corazón destrozado. Un encuentro casual en Rio la lleva a Ginebra, donde sueña con conseguir fama y fortuna. Sin embargo, termina trabajando de prostituta. En Ginebra, la opinión desesperanzada que María tiene del amor se pone a prueba al conocer a un apuesto joven pintor. En esta odisea de descubrimiento personal, María debe elegir entre recorrer el camino de la oscuridad, el del sexo por el sexo mismo, y la posibilidad del sexo en el contexto del amor"--Forro.
The Alchemist / Eleven Minutes / The Fith Mountain / The Devil and Miss Prym / Veronika Decides to Die / By the River Piedra I Sat Down and Wept / The Pilgrimage / The Witch of Portobello / The Valkyries / The Zahir
Completely revised and updated to include the most up-to-date selections, this is a bold and bright reference book to the novels and the writers that have excited the world's imagination. This authoritative selection of novels, reviewed by an international team of writers, critics, academics, and journalists, provides a new take on world classics and a reliable guide to what's hot in contemporary fiction. Featuring more than 700 illustrations and photographs, presenting quotes from individual novels and authors, and completely revised for 2012, this is the ideal book for everybody who loves reading.
A Psychobiography from a Positive Psychology Perspective
Author: Claude-Helene Mayer
This book assesses the life and success of the writer Paulo Coelho, one of the most fascinating and contemporary writers in the world, through new lenses. It applies a positive psychology perspective and contributes to using innovative theories in psychobiographical studies. This study explores the development of holistic wellness (HWM) and faith development (FDT) throughout the writer's life. It presents radical changes in spirituality, self-direction, love and faith across the life span. Further, it analyses the development of Coelho’s relationship with God and the creation of meaningfulness through his belief and writing. This study contributes to a new era of psychobiographical works within the positive psychology framework.
A week in the life of ordinary people, all of whom find themselves suddenly confronted by love, death, and power in this thematic collection featuring three of Coelho's stories: By the River I Sat Down and Wept, Veronika Decides to Die, and The Devil And Miss Prym.
Paulo Coelho’s complete HarperCollins paperback collection in one sleek boxed set. Includes thirteen books: The Alchemist, The Pilgrimage, The Valkyries, Brida, Warrior of the Light, Veronika Decides to Die, Eleven Minutes, The Fifth Mountain, The Devil and Miss Prym, The Witch of Portobello, The Zahir, The Winner Stands Alone, and By the River Piedra I Sat Down and Wept.
Though born in Brazil, Paulo Coelho is the best known all over the world as the author of the book 'The Alchemist'. With a Guinness record of the most translated book by a living legend, 'The Alchemist' is sold in more than 200 million copies in 80 languages. Till now he released 30 books including Brida, By the River Piedra I Sat Down and Wept, The Fifth Mountain, Veronika Decides to Die, The Devil and Miss Prym, Eleven Minutes, Like the Flowing River, The Valkyries, The Winner Stands Alone, The Zahir, The Witch of Portobello, Aleph (novel), Manuscript Found in Accra and Adultery. In this book 'Alchemical quotes of Paulo Coelho', we have his 1900+ eloquent sayings as his quotes...
ÿInternational Journal on Multicultural Literature (IJML) Volume 8 Number 1 (January 2018) ISSN 2231-6248. Highlights include The Spectral Visions of the Menace of Capitalism Masquerading as Modernity: an Explication of Bond?sÿSummer,ÿSavedÿandÿThe Pope's Weddingÿby S. ChelliahDigital Humanities and Literary Studies: A Conceptual Study by S. KumaranThe Metaphysical Quest of Raja Rao by Ramaswamy SubramonyAn Ecofeminist Analysis of Kamala Das? Select Short Stories by Armstrong SebastianThird Gender in India: Reconfiguring Identity by Poonam WadhwaThe Negro to Black Conversion Experience in Alex Haley?s Roots by Rosebel Wilson C & Baskaran GavarappanWar and Women: Enslavement and Emancipation: New Afghan Women in Khaleid Hosseini'sÿA Thousand Splendid Sunsÿby Nirjharini TripathyMulticultural Ethnic Identity: Paradox of Being and Becoming in Malaysia in K. S. Maniam'sÿIn A Far Countryÿby A. AthiappanDevdas to Dev.D: Transformation in the Cinematic World of Devdas by Benazir Manzar & Aju AravindEmpowered Prodigious Protagonists in Paulo Coelho?s Novels by Giftsy Dorcas E. & Raichel M. SylusToni Morrison?s Paradise: A Saga of Race and Violence by Sebin JustineMasks and Masqueraders in Ramesh K. Srivastava?s Short Stories by Shipra G. VashishthaPlays of Activism: An Analysis of Badal Sircar?s Legacy by Soumitra ChakrabortyLeadership Lessons from the Life and Achievements of Kanakadasa, in Dr Basavaraj Naikar?s Kanakadasa, the Golden Servant by - Sumathi ShivakumarThe Crisis of Female Identity in the Novels of Jane Austen and Shashi Deshpande: A Comparative Study by Sweta AnandManas Bakshi?s Parnassus of Revival: A Review Article by K. RajaniThe Poetic Sensibilities of Poonam Dwivedi in The Confluence and Other Poems: An Analytical Study by Manas BakshiT. V. Reddy?s Sound and Silence: A Collection of Poems by Patricia PrimeRamesh K. Srivastava?s Road Not Taken and Other Stories by Smita IJML is a peer-reviewed research journal in English literature published from Thodupuzha, Kerala, India. The publisher and editor is Prof. Dr. K. V. Dominic, renowned English language poet, critic, short story writer and editor who has to his credit 27 books. He is also the secretary of Guild of Indian English Writers, Editors and Critics (GIEWEC). Since 2010, IJML is a biannual journal published in January and July. The articles are sent first to the referees by the editor and only if they accept, the papers will be published. Although based in India, each issue includes worldwide contributors. Although IJML concentrates on multiculturalism, it also encompasses other literature. Each issue also includes poems, short stories, review articles, book reviews, interviews, general essays etc. under separate sections. IJML is available in paperback, Kindle, ePub, and PDF editions. Distributed by Modern History Press LCO004020 LITERARY COLLECTIONS / Asian / Indic LIT008020 Literary Criticism : Asian - Indic POL035010 Political Science : Political Freedom & Security - Human Rights Learn more at www.profKVDominc.com
The Historical Dictionary of Latin American Literature and Theater provides users with an accessible single-volume reference tool covering Portuguese-speaking Brazil and the 16 Spanish-speaking countries of continental Latin America (Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay, and Venezuela). Entries for authors, from the early colonial period to the present, give succinct biographical data and an account of the author's literary production, with particular attention to their most prominent works and where they belong in literary history.