A Bruxa de Portobello has ratings and reviews. Huda said: ونجح باولو كويلو في أن يجعلني أعطي نجمة واحدة لكتاب يمجد قداسة الأنثى-_-الرواي. Na obra de Paulo Coelho não faltam personagens fortes. São homens e mulheres que, para encontrar seu próprio caminho, precisam enfrentar a sociedade e. : A Bruxa De Portobello () by Paulo Coelho and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at.

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So far the best thing about this book is the cover. She has a contented life but her mind is not at ease.

A Bruxa de Portobello

Here, the author mentions that this might be due to the fact that she was abandoned herself and wants to give all that portobwllo she could to her child which she didn’t receive from her birth mother. You’d think it would’ve been nice hearing a story from several different point of views, but it wasn’t.

As another reviewer pointed out, the story is told from many points of view that unfortunately all sound alike. Pages to pportobello images to Wikidata Articles containing Portuguese-language text.

All in all, I barely managed to finish this piece of preaching and I wouldn’t recommend it to anyone who isn’t a masochist. Before dedicating his life completely to literature, he worked as theatre director and actor, lyricist and journalist.

A Bruxa de Portobello [The Witch of Portobello] : Paulo Coelho :

I always hope that the book will take a portobeplo turn and get me captivated enough to feel satisfied at the end.

I’ve read many of his books, they were so much better than this. Portuguese translated to English by Margaret Jull Costa. What the hell was Athena the “feminine side of God” If this is your first Paulo coelho book, don’t read it! I made it to pagealmost bruda way and allowed myself to just drop it and give up.


A Bruxa de Portobello by Paulo Coelho (1 star ratings)

I am so disappointed in Coelho for this sub par work by an otherwise great writer who really presents the human condition from within the characters he creates, but failed miserably in this work. The child, Sherine Khalil renames herself Athena. I This is not a novel — it’s a treatise. In ninety days of pilgrimage the author traveled around the globe and took the famous Transiberrian train that took him to Vladivostok.

This is the fourth in a row, and I must say the worst, by far. She had a life which many felt was content because she had a child of her own, money, plrtobello friends; everything but her mind was at peace, so she searches for the answer to the classical question of “Who am I?

A Bruxa de Portobello [The Witch of Portobello]

My biggest complaint about this book was that while the narrative was told from the perspective of several different people, every single “person” pprtobello exactly alike!

He also held surprise book signings – announced one day in advance – in some cities along the way, to have a chance to meet his readers.

In her quest, she opens her heart to intoxicating powers and becomes a controversial spiritual leader in London. It took me 9 months to make it halfway through and I Update: It’s a platform for his blah-blah-blah philosophizing about Joy is this, Love is that, do these five things to live well, etc.

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Maybe it just needs to be read one more time, but couldn’t bare to finish it to the rbuxa end frankly. But the best way of knowing the meaning of life is by learning from one’s student. I ended up, however, really disliking this book. Not only is it absolutely pointless and riddled with repeated themes and preachy tones, but it is also extremely boring.

I started out with very high hopes for this book and I did love the first third of the book as the main character evolved. There were some interesting bits in the book, but they were all related to spirituality and not the story itself. To ask other readers questions about A Bruxa de Portobelloplease sign up. In her quest, she opens her heart to intoxicating powers of mother and becomes a controversial spiritual leader in London.


From this intensive interest and use of the Internet sprang his bold new project: I felt that all the characters had the same tone of voice and theory of thinking to the point where I was confused as to who was speaking.

Slow initial sales convinced his first publisher to drop the novel, but it went on to become one of the best selling Brazilian books of all time. Works by Paulo Coelho. What IS there, portobello ask?