Do you know this book? If not please give yourself a present, consider reading it! The author Paulo Coelho, is from Brazil and uses words as if they are the dance of a lifetime. With each page of The Alchemist, the images he creates are long lasting and heart planting. I would even venture to say life affirming. This tiny book is a travelogue of romantic places and ordinary people. One young man’s journey to his find his own treasure….