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One of my friends had been telling me to read this book for a few years now and I finally read it.
Its hard for me to say i like one of his books more then the other, but i can honestly say Veronika Decides to Die is one of my all time favorites.
"Veronika Decides to Die" is genuinely a beautiful story: well written, good, reliable characters, simple but effective message.
As a psychiatrist, this was a poignant read, and one written with such clarity, I cannot help wondering if any of it came from the realities Paulo saw during his time in a mental... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Renee Cook
I'm a big Coelho fan, starting with The Alchemist, as most people seem to do. I was reading this book in paper form in 2007 when my home burned down. Read morePublished 1 month ago by W. Keller
I gave this book five stars because I believe it addresses a question asked of themselves by many. What is my purpose? Read morePublished 1 month ago by Sarah Black
Simple message, but profound and can be life-changing. I read it years ago, and the message still has stayed with me today, one I try to remind myself of frequently: live outside... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Sweatypaws
I am in love with this book. It might seem a little strange at times, but it makes you question how you view society. It makes you question how you view yourself and life. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Allison
My favorite book of all time is "The Alchemist", and I supposed that I wouldn't read another book by Coelho I liked as much. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Rhonda Stevens
Paulo Coelho is a wonderful story teller. Terrific story. Seemless on how the reader can be in the many minds of his character. Very thought provoking....Published 2 months ago by Jasmyn M. Weissman
This book makes you think, it is as if there are three stories rolled into one. Reading this book once is just not enough.Published 2 months ago by Elizabeth
Enlightening! A freeing experience!
I never saw this insight coming, it hit me smack in the face out of the blue! Read more