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Manuscript Found in Accra

by Paulo Coelho

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Through a translated 10th century manuscript, based on the words and wisdom of a mysterious man known only as the Copt, Paulo Coelho addresses some fundamental human questions such as coping with defeat, rejection love and loyalty. As with all of his books the story carries much more profound thoughts and advice on the human condition.

 

Click here to read an interview with Paulo Coelho about Manuscript Found in Accra.

Manuscript Found in Accra Synopsis

The incredible new novel from the #1 internationally bestselling author of The Alchemist. July 14, 1099. The city of Accra awaits the invasion of the crusaders who have surrounded the gates. There, within the city walls, men and women of every age have gathered to hear the words of a mysterious man known only as the Copt. He has summoned the townspeople to address their fears with truth, hope and comfort. They begin with questions about defeat and struggle; they contemplate the virtues of loyalty and solitude; and they ultimately turn to questions of beauty, love, wisdom, and what the future holds. What is success? poses the Copt. It is being able to go to bed each night with your soul at peace. Now, centuries later, the manuscript containing the Copt's extraordinary insights on courage, solitude, loyalty and loss has been unearthed from a cave in Cairo.

Manuscript Found in Accra Press Reviews

'One of the few to deserve the term publishing phenomenon '
Independent on Sunday

'His books have had a life-enhancing impact on millions of people.'
The Times

'His writing is like a path of energy that inadvertently leads readers to themselves, toward their mysterious and faraway souls.'
Le Figaro

'Coelho's writing is beautifully poetic but his message is what counts... he gives me hope and puts a smile on my face.'
Daily Express

'An exceptional writer.'
USA Today

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ISBN: 9780007520619
Publication date: 16/01/2014
Publisher: Harper Element an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers
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ISBN: 9780007513925
Publication date: 28/03/2013
Publisher: Harper Element an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers
Format: Hardback

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ISBN: 9780007513925
Publication date: 28th March 2013
Author: Paulo Coelho
Publisher: Harper Element an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers
Format: Hardback
Genres: eBook Favourites, Historical Fiction, Literary Fiction, Reading Groups,
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About Paulo Coelho

Paulo Coelho’s life remains the primary source of inspiration for his books. He has flirted with death, escaped madness, dallied with drugs, withstood torture, experimented with magic and alchemy, studied philosophy and religion, read voraciously, lost and recovered his faith and experienced the pain and pleasure of love. In searching for his own place in the world, he has discovered answers for the challenges that everyone faces. He believes that, within ourselves, we have the necessary strength to find our own destiny.His novel The Alchemist has sold more than 65 million copies and has been cited as an ...

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