La Bruja de Portobello has ratings and reviews. ‘The Witch of Portobello’ by Paulo Coelho is not a straight biographical book or the opinion of the writer on its main protagonists. The Witch of Portobello (complete and free !). That is the central question of international bestselling author Paulo Coelho’s book in Cabo for a few pesos and later found it was being given away FREE. Paulo Coelho La bruja de Portobello relata la vida de Athena mediante la gente que la Book Description Rayo, United States, Shipping: FREE.

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He was the only connecting thread. She had the secret gratjs to become a saint someday. She goes into a London University to pursue Engineering at the age of 19 but it’s not what her heart wanted. I didn’t always like Paulo Coehlo’s work.

As a reader, you like some narrators and dislike others, which gives you the ability to take what you like from each and leave the rest, creating your own picture of Athena as you go. The use of various narrators is one of my favorite narrative devices, but i Preachy new age-y bullshit, with a distinct undertone of “I’m idealizing feminine qualities, so I can’t possibly be sexist” sexism.

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I was surprised by this. My only criticism is that because the characters are never really explored in depth, sometimes it is difficult to distinguish between the different narrators, however this is a minimal issue.


Sona S yes I liked this book. Those who are looking for the inner flower. A Bruxa de Portobello is a fiction work by Brazilian writer Paulo Coelho published inabout a woman born in Transylvania to a Romani mother in a gypsy tribe without wedlock. Here you will witness an answer to a question in life: There she meets another teacher, this one of calligraphy and Islamic philosophy. Not my kind of book – though there were a few good lessons to learn – overall I wasn’t impressed.

Before grats his life completely to literature, he worked as theatre director and actor, lyricist and journalist. The woman, Samira Khalil, chooses a girl, and the adoptive agency tries to persuade her against her choice, stating the baby is illegitimate gypsy off spring, and therefore not to be trusted.

According to the writer, there portobllo four classic archetypes of women who search for a meaning to their lives or for the path of knowledge: Anybody could smoke dope near a tape recorder and write something this deep.

The Witch of Portobello by Paulo Coelho

Works by Paulo Coelho. Indeed Paulo Coelho is a firm believer of Internet as a new media and is the first Best-selling author to actively support online free distribution of his work. This book is more of a spiritual life lesson than a real novel.

What IS there, you ask? Mar 22, Caroline rated it did not like it Recommends it for: I literally could not put this book down.

From an early age she had a strong religious vocation and knew all the brkja by heart, which was a blessing and a curse. None of the characters felt particularly developed.


I think I am generally a spiritual person, but I haven’t really read too much around this particular subject. This book was totally different from other Coelho books.

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So I’m basically just going to write down my thoughts, and how the book made me feel. About everything, and perhaps to a fault. The Witch of Portobello was a bit heavy-handed at times, and some of the ideas were a bit too new-age for my interests not that I don’t agree, just not that interested but portions were really g I just finished reading The Witch of Portobello by Paulo Coelho. Athena era consciente de su carisma, e hizo sufrir a todos los que la amaron.

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View all 28 comments. Therefore, as you read the book, you will also develop your own opinion about Athena. The synopsis said “How do we find the courage to always be true to ourselves—even if we are unsure of whom we are?