The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho - A Short Summary & Review

A short summary of the book The Alchemist:

A shepherd travels to Egypt to discover a treasure.

My favorite Paulo Coelho quote from the book:

"Don't give in to your fears.  If you do you won't be able to talk to your heart."

Questions I pondered while reading The Alchemist:

What is my personal legend?

Why can't love be part of a person's destiny?

My review of The Alchemist:

I am still searching for my destiny.

I hope I can fulfill it.

I suspect it isn't in Egypt.


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