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Manuscript Found in Accra by Paulo Coelho
  

Manuscript Found in Accra

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The incredible new novel from internationally bestselling author of The Alchemist. After lying undiscovered for over 700 years, a manuscript holding the answers to a city's final questions is unearthed from a cave in Cairo.

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Manuscript Found in Accra by Paulo Coelho

The incredible new novel from internationally bestselling author of The Alchemist. After lying undiscovered for over 700 years, a manuscript holding the answers to a city's final questions is unearthed from a cave in Cairo. Centuries before, on the eve of the invasion of Accra, the citizens gathered. A man stood before them and invited the people share their fears that he might offer hope and comfort. His extraordinary insights on courage, solitude, loyalty and loss were transcribed and passed on. A timeless and powerful exploration of personal growth, everyday wisdom and joy.

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

About the Author

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 inspiration by people as diverse as Malala Yousafzai and Pharrell Williams. Paulo Coelho’s books have sold more than 175 million copies worldwide. He is the writer with the most followers on social media and is the most translated living author in the world. He has won 115 international prizes and awards, has been a member of the Brazilian Academy of Letters since 2002 and in 2007 was named a United Nations Messenger of Peace.

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Book Info

Publication date

16th January 2014

Author

Paulo Coelho

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Author's Website

www.paulocoelho.co.uk/

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Publisher

HarperCollins an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers

Format

Paperback
208 pages

Categories

Historical Fiction
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Fantasy
Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)

ISBN

9780007520619

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