As a teen, Coelho, who admits he was hostile and isolated at the time, told his parents he wanted to be a writer. The untraditional career path, coupled with his behavior, led his parents to commit Coelho to a mental hospital three separate times. During this time, Coelho published the unsuccessful Hell Archives and contributed to the Practical Manual of Vampirismbut he mostly immersed himself in the drug culture and penned song lyrics for Brazilian pop stars such as Elis Regina, Rita Lee, and Raul Seixas.
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After having a profound recurring dream, young Santiago believed that the pyramids held his most precious treasure. The bestselling novel, ''The Alchemist'', is often referred to as a must-read. The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho: Summary, Characters & Quotes The Alchemist was written by Paulo Coelho and.
The Englishman is a well-educated and ambitious aspiring alchemist. He is adventurous enough to join a caravan in search of the alchemist, but is rather anti-social. He prefers to read his large collection of books rather than interact with others or take interest in his surroundings.
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