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Thursday, October 14, 2010

The Alchemist

Unlike Many starters, I dint go for a Chetan Bhagat book to start my novel reading. Instead my brother handed over to me this book called The Alchemist, and he gave me 10 days to finish it. I was in my IXth standard, and the funny thing about my reading of that book is that I read it twice and I could not understand the story of the book, well it was like I was not used to reading a story which carried more than 200 pages, I read it again and this time around, I was able to fetch the essence of the beautifully written book by Paulo Coelho, and the best thing of the book is its relativity, the story never went on to a different track and stayed on the parallel track that everything related with everyone and the projectile reached perfectly with the last paragraph of the book connected it with the first paragraph, where santiago sleeps in an abandoned church, and the guy in that last stanza tells about his dream which was about that abandoned church, thats the beauty of writing a novel.

2 comments:

  1. Read Jonathan Livingston Seagull. The shortest and best book you'll ever find! A rare motivational story and class apart

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  2. ok... will find an ebook or else I will buy it... thanks brother anyways...

    keep reading here... and please come back to writing soon... eagerly waiting to see something new on your blog...

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