• The Devil and Miss Prym

  • A Novel of Temptation
  • By: Paulo Coelho
  • Narrated by: Linda Emond
  • Length: 4 hrs and 30 mins
  • 4.2 out of 5 stars (429 ratings)

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The Devil and Miss Prym

By: Paulo Coelho
Narrated by: Linda Emond
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A community devoured by greed, cowardice, and fear. A man persecuted by his painful past. A woman searching for happiness. In one eventful week, each of them will face questions of life, death, and power, and each will choose their own path. Will they choose good or evil?

The remote village of Viscos is the setting for this extraordinary struggle. A stranger arrives, carrying with him a backpack containing a notebook and 11 gold bars. He comes searching for the answer to a question that torments him: Are human beings, in essence, good or evil? In welcoming the mysterious foreigner, the whole village becomes an accomplice to his sophisticated plot, which will forever mark their lives.

Paulo Coelho's stunning novel explores the timeless struggle between good and evil and its relevance to our everyday dilemmas: to dare to follow our dreams, to have the courage to be different, and to master the fear that prevents us from truly living.

©2006 Paulo Caelho (P)2006 HarperCollins Publishers

Critic reviews

"Philosophical questions are posed by Coehlo in the same mesmerizing, lyrical style he employed in The Alchemist." (Booklist)

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