After lying undiscovered for over 700 years, a manuscript holding the answers to a city’s final questions is unearthed from a cave in Cairo. Centuries before, on the eve of the invasion of Accra, the citizens gathered. A man stood before them and invited the people share their fears that he might offer hope and comfort. His extraordinary insights on courage, solitude, loyalty and loss were transcribed and passed on. A timeless and powerful exploration of personal growth, everyday wisdom and joy.
The latest novel from number-one internationally best-selling author Paulo Coelho is a classic of inspiration and reflection, a meditation on life, love, and the significance of change. A novel of philosophical reflection set in Jerusalem during the time of the Crusades. Here a community of Christians, Arabs, and Jews who have long lived together harmoniously have been warned of an imminent attack and certain destruction. Contemplating their demise, the community assembles to seek the wise counsel of a Greek Copt.
"Outstanding story and performance"
No eres derrotado cuando pierdes, sino cuando desistes. 14 de julio de 1099. Mientras Jerusalén se prepara para la invasión de los cruzados, un griego conocido como el Copto convoca al pueblo, jóvenes y viejos, hombres y mujeres, a reunirse junto a él. ¿Qué valores quedan cuando todo ha sido destruido?
"Una historia pobre"