Paulo Coelho’s The Alchemist is a magical fable about listening to your heart and living your dreams. The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho can change your lives. The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho depicts the journey of an Andalusian shepherd boy named Santiago, who recurrently dreams of being a visionary and traveling the world in search of worldly treasures. This dream keeps bothering him, and so he decides to visit a Roman fortune teller. She predicts the dream as to the treasures hidden in the pyramids of Egypt. Hence is sets off for the journey of the search for treasures. The beautiful core of this story spells, “”When a person really desires something, all the universe conspires to help that person to realize his dream.””
The Journey of The Alchemist
As Santiago takes on the journey, he meets an old king named Melchizedek, who tells him to sell his sheep to travel to Egypt. Along the way, he meets an Englishman, who is in deep search of an alchemist, and Santiago continues to travel with him. From the Sahara desert to the later spots, Santiago meets and falls in love with a gorgeous Arabian woman named Fatima. The journey continues and he learns about the real treasures of life that are more worthy than gold.