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La Bruja de Portobello (Paperback)

By Paulo Coelho, Ana Belen Costas (Translator)
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La Bruja de Portobello relata la vida de Athena mediante la gente que la conocÍa bien o que no la conocÍa nada. Entre ellos, su madre adoptiva, un periodista, una sacerdotisa, un historiador y una actriz. Cada persona ilustra un aspecto diferente del carÁcter de Athena, describiendo lo que vieron y experimentaron y tambiÉn compartiendo sus propias impresiones, creencias e inquietudes.

Edda, sacerdotisa:
"El gran problema de Athena era ser una mujer del siglo XXII, viviendo en el siglo XXI, permitiendo que todos lo viesen. ¿PagÓ un precio? Sin duda. Pero habrÍa pagado un precio mucho mÁs alto si hubiera reprimido su exuberancia."

Andrea McCain, actriz:
"No me sorprende que su vida terminara de esa manera: vivÍa flirteando con el peligro . . . Athena era consciente de su carisma, e hizo sufrir a todos los que la amaron. Incluso a mÍ."

Heron Ryan, periodista:
"Las personas crean una realidad y despuÉs se vuelven vÍctimas de ella. Athena se revelÓ contra eso y pagÓ un precio alto."

About the Author


The Brazilian author Paulo Coelho was born in 1947 in the city of Rio de Janeiro. Before dedicating his life completely to literature, he worked as theater director, actor, lyricist, and journalist. Coelho wrote song lyrics for many famous performers in Brazilian music, such as Elis Regina and Rita Lee, yet he is best known for his work with Raul Seixas. Together they wrote such successes as "Eu nasci ha dez mil anos atras" ("I Was Born Ten Thousand Years Ago"), "Gita," and "Al Capone."

His fascination with the spiritual quest dates back to his hippie days, when he travelled the world learning about secret societies, oriental religions, etc. In 1982, Coelho published his first book, Hell Archives, which failed to make any kind of impact. In 1985, he contributed to the Practical Manual of Vampirism, although he later tried to take it off the shelves, since he considered it "of bad quality." In 1986, Paulo Coelho did the pilgrimage to Saint James of Compostella, an experience later to be documented in his book The Pilgrimage.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780061632730
ISBN-10: 0061632732
Publisher: Rayo
Publication Date: February 4th, 2008
Pages: 250
Language: Spanish