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Posted 07 September 2005 - 01:14 AM

I read this book almost two years ago and since then i have bought it as a gift for many of my friends and family. This is a great book full of inspiration, wisdom, and the idea of following your heart... finding your true path in life.

Have you read this book? any comment?

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Posted 07 September 2005 - 09:14 PM

i've read this book last year...very inspiring

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Posted 07 September 2005 - 09:24 PM

a book for those who are soul-searching.

and soul-search in style... buy the hard-bound illustrated version...very inspiring to read than its paperback cousin...haha

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Posted 13 September 2005 - 02:13 AM

the clever twist in the end made me think if fate really controls our life or if the decisions that we make decides our fate

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Posted 09 October 2005 - 07:28 PM

i like the way he writes... i can easily relate and understand without having to doubt or compromise my beliefs. i've read veronika decides to die and hopefully all of the things he wrote, writes and will write. :hypocritesmiley:

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Posted 18 October 2005 - 09:53 PM

i luv this book, unang book na natapos ko basahin,
ganda din iba nyang books...

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Posted 19 October 2005 - 01:10 AM

ganda nito... hehehe... can't forget this book... it makes you think and that, i believe, is quite rare in our generation... :evil: :evil: :evil:

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Posted 19 October 2005 - 08:24 AM

i learned to dream again after reading this book

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Posted 19 October 2005 - 09:34 AM

agreed.. pag inumpisan mo tong book na to parang gusto mo ng tapusen agad.. about a year ago ko na basa to

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Posted 27 October 2005 - 02:18 PM

kakabasa ko lang nito recently, I've heard of it
before maganda nga 'raw. So when a friend of mine
lend it to me e 'di binasa ko.

Siguro If I've read it when I was younger, instead of
"Illussions", baka ito naging "best book" of all time ko.
..but then again baka hindi rin..

depende siguro sa time na binasa ko yung book.

like.. lets say at a point in time i need to find out what
a word means, at that point the best book is a dictioanary
and not an atlas.


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Posted 27 October 2005 - 02:30 PM

I think that I've learned a lot from this book... (The Alchemist) in any case, I will be
contemplating it for a long time, and will probably read it over and over and over....hahahahaha.
what a GREAT story! :thumbsupsmiley:

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Posted 30 November 2005 - 04:53 PM

this book is great! i was able to read the electronic version of this book and i did not stop once i started.

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Posted 07 December 2005 - 04:36 PM

In the book's (The Alchemist) simplicity, one can derive that its message is profound. Only a gifted writer can do that without getting lost in loquacios prose and verbose compositions. It is truly a great book.

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Posted 01 March 2006 - 01:33 AM

actually i've heard alot of compliments about "The Alchemist" from friends but never really paid attention to it...maybe because i was still busy with another book...it was just late last year that i've decided to have my own copy...i dont know what convinced me to read it but it was a decision i'll never regret...

a very nice one indeed!!! :thumbsupsmiley:

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Posted 03 March 2006 - 02:30 PM

the nearest Poelho book to the Alchemist is the Fifth Mountain...
try niyo din...

The Alchemist is still a better book by far though

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Posted 06 March 2006 - 05:46 PM

I really liked this book!

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Posted 07 March 2006 - 01:08 PM

Too simple siya para sa kin...nasanay yata ako masyado kay Stephen King. :)

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Posted 07 March 2006 - 02:10 PM

The book reminded me that it’s the things, events, people and places that go your way that define your happiness…..and oftentimes, you'll be surprised to know it stops at the place you started.

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Posted 26 April 2006 - 11:12 PM

I agree.. trully inspiring... It's beauty is in its simplicity, like the Little Prince... I've been contemplating for maybe 2 or 3 years now bout the lesson I learned from this book... so far, la pa rin hehe... any life changing experience from anybody? :)

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Posted 27 April 2006 - 02:29 PM

I read this book almost two years ago and since then i have bought it as a gift for many of my friends and family. This is a great book full of inspiration, wisdom, and the idea of following your heart... finding your true path in life.

Have you read this book? any comment?


i've read it. it kinda gets boring midway. but, yes inspiring.

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