I love the journey of the main character and his unfolding realization of the power of the law of attraction.
I have read this book a couple of times and also gave it away as gifts before. In several years, I have rediscovered it in audible format. It was a delight. I was so grasped that I almost listened to the whole book in one seating.
I like the story and I find Jeremy's performance very entertaining. Jeremy really put his emotions into the different roles and brings the story to life. I found myself relating to the story more than when I was reading the book, wondering what comes next and smiling when I reach a good part. Jeremy is a great storyteller.
I'm sure I'll find myself listening to it again sometime. Makes me feel like a child again.
Perhaps it was the mood I was in when I listened to this... I've read the book, and wasn't particularly thrilled with it, but the chance to hear Jeremy Irons read it - Couldn't miss that!
The tale is nice, and the "Personal Legend" is nice enough, but it got very repetitive quickly. I got the gist of the story in the first hour, the reset was just reinforcement with little movement. That being said that actual parts of the story that did go places were lovely.
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I used to live in southern Spain so I was immediatly interested.
The adventure of it all was fun!
Follow your dreams!!!
The story line was captivating
finding that what he was looking for was back where he started his journey
I enjoyed this audible tremendously. I read the book a few years ago, but find the audible version very entertaining.
This was truly an amazing and life changing book!
A true "page turner" i could not wait to put on my audio to listen to it every chance i got!
The amount of life lessons and the simple and practical manner in which they are conveyed kept my attention on the story the entire listen through!
I have gained so much from this book and like always Mr Coelho creates images that have remained in my mind far longer than the words have remained in my hears.
I can see why some people feel this to be simplistic. Compared to other works, it probably is.
That said, it's real easy to connect with the characters and to be drawn into the story. How much a story moves you depends on how much you are willing to be moved by it. If you expect this book to cause life changing mental shifts, you're probably missing the point. Take this for what it is, a simple story about a boy following his dreams. It does, however, have the power to point you in a path to self awareness if you are brave enough to go that rout but that depends on you. Let go and give yourself to this story, allow yourself to feel his adventure and I think you'll walk away with a smile to say the least!
Jeremy Irons Rocks!!!
Stumbled upon audio books a little while ago and I enjoy them now. I mostly listen to books related to science, Buddhism, and some fantasy.
What else is there to say? One of the most highly sold book in the world for a good reason.
Narration is also top notch, and a great choice for this book.
Belongs in everyone's library.