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The Resource The witch of Portobello, Paulo Coelho ; translated from the Portuguese by Margaret Jull Costa

The witch of Portobello, Paulo Coelho ; translated from the Portuguese by Margaret Jull Costa

Label
The witch of Portobello
Title
The witch of Portobello
Statement of responsibility
Paulo Coelho ; translated from the Portuguese by Margaret Jull Costa
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • por
  • eng
Summary
This is the story of Athena, or Sherine, to give her the name she was baptised with. The novel unravels her mysterious beginnings, via an orphanage in Romania, to a childhood in Beirut. When war breaks out, her adoptive family move with her to London, where a dramatic turn of events occurs.
Cataloging source
StDuBDS
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Coelho, Paulo
Dewey number
869.342
Index
no index present
LC call number
PQ9698.13.O3546
Literary form
novels
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  • Orphans
  • Precognition
Summary expansion
Paulo Coelho, one of the world's best loved storytellers, is back with a riveting new novel set in London. This is the story of Athena, or Sherine, to give her the name she was baptised with. Her life is pieced together through a series of recorded interviews with those people who knew her well or hardly at all - parents, colleagues, teachers, friends, acquaintances, her ex-husband. The novel unravels Athena's mysterious beginnings, via an orphanage in Romania, to a childhood in Beirut. When war breaks out, her adoptive family move with her to London, where a dramatic turn of events occurs. Athena, who has been dubbed 'the Witch of Portobello' for her seeming powers of prophecy, disappears dramatically, leaving those who knew her to solve the mystery of her life and abrupt departure. Like The Alchemist, The Witch of Portobello is the kind of story that will transform the way readers think about love, passion, joy and sacrifice
Label
The witch of Portobello, Paulo Coelho ; translated from the Portuguese by Margaret Jull Costa
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
BDZ0007632876
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
292 p.
Isbn
9780007251865
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Label
The witch of Portobello, Paulo Coelho ; translated from the Portuguese by Margaret Jull Costa
Publication
Control code
BDZ0007632876
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
292 p.
Isbn
9780007251865
Isbn Type
(hbk.)

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