Paulo Coelho’s books have enthralled a wide assortment of audiences all over the world. His books have interesting and diverse subjects and are written in a way, which is simple and yet engaging. The Delux Collection is a collection of the ten most popular books of Paulo Coelho. The collection includes the novels
*) The Alchemist,
*) The Zahir,
*) The Valkyries,
*) Veronika Decides to Die,
*) The Pilgrimage,
*) The Witch of Portobello,
*) By the River Piedra I Sat Down and Wept,
*) The Devil and Miss Prym,
*) Eleven Minutes and
*)The Fifth Mountain.
The Alchemist is one of Paulo Coelho’s most popular books. It has been translated into 67 languages and sold more than 65 million copies worldwide. It tells the story of a young Andalusian Shepherd boy, who has a recurring dream of himself finding a great treasure at the foot of an Egyptian Pyramid. The constant occurrence of this dream makes him set off on a journey to search for the treasure. The Alchemist is the story of this journey, wherein the shepherd boy meets a number of wise and interesting characters and falls in love.
Veronika Decides to Die, also included in The Delux Collection, tells the story of Veronika, who feels empty in spite of having everything in life. She decides to die one day and swallows many sleeping pills. She wakes up at the local hospital, where doctors tell her that the overdose of sleeping pills has damaged her heart and she has a few days to live. Veronika Decides to Die is the story of the last few days of Veronika’s life when she discovers the true meaning of life.
Paulo Coelho’s books are written in a simple manner. His books emphasizes on the importance of life and moral well being as opposed to material well being.