Revealing interviews with the author of The Alchemist and Veronika Decides to Die
This fascinating book is full of Paulo’s unique insights and life story and will have huge appeal for his fans. It is the closest thing there is to an autobiography by Paulo.
The conversational style interviews, conducted by eminent journalist Juan Arias, are entertaining and inspiring, and cover a wide range of topics:
Paulo’s being institutionalised as a young man for his artistic leanings
•His kidnapping and torture by paramilitaries
•His experiences with Black Magic and drugs
•His epiphany at Dauchau, and vision of his own death
•His views on the nature of writing and the spiritual quest