Read Brida by Paulo Coelho by Paulo Coelho by Paulo Coelho for free with a 30 day free trial. Read eBook on the web, iPad, iPhone and Android. Apr 20, Paulo Coelho’s life may well be itself worthy of a homely book. During Brida, a young Irish woman in search of knowledge, has always been. Paulo Coelho de Souza is a Brazilian lyricist and novelist. He is best known for his novel The He subsequently found a bigger publishing house, and with the publication of his next book Brida, The Alchemist took off. HarperCollins decided .

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It’s the story of Brida, an Irish girl in training to become a witch.

A more soul-stirring story about witches can be found in the Wizard of Oz. Jul 20, Eleni Ouzouni rated it liked it Shelves: Lily yes, I’ve read the E-book in English. Thirdly, paylo ever heard of witches being Jesus loving Christians? Being borderline Agnostic myself, it was slightly pau,o to digest, but it makes equal sense if viewed through a Spiritual perspective also, instead of a merely Relegious one. This book made me wish that he had made better use of what mystical powers or insights he might have to have written a more engaging story.

No male in the story does.

I mean, the witches do typical Pagan witch things — they bemoan their ancestors who were burned at stakes, they dance naked around bonfires in the forest, etc. Perhaps you’ve been distracted by the same.

From the point of view of philosophy, the style is certainly one that’s tried and true. This page was last edited on 10 Decemberat The only quotes that I liked and made sense in an otherwise rambling narrative: I didn’t find the picture presented of Ireland to be at all convincing, at times I was left wondering wheter Coelho had done any research at all.


I was not a big fan of the book and the climax was some what disappointing. This Brida accomplishes twice, with brisa different Soul Mates, and both times in the public outdoors. One of the keljo from this book I enjoyed was, “There was a time when people accepted magical expereiences as natural. I was doing something that gave me food and water — to use the metaphor in The AlchemistI was working, I had a person whom I loved, I had money, but I was not fulfilling my dream.

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The special case between me and Poulo Coelho pulo is that they come in my life exactly when I’m in a need of them. The story makes reference to catharism and is woven around marrying the art of witchcraft to contemporary life. Brida canvases a beautiful story about an Irish girl, her quest, relationships, love, magic and knowledge about it. Ireland is not tropical.

He leaves her alone in the woods all night, watching from afar as she talks to herself until the sun comes up. This is a sweet little story. I don’t feel the need to read further. Bridw boggling aspect which I can’t quite get past is the fact that there is not a loeljo real conversation in this book. While trying to overcome his procrastination of launching his writing career, Coelho kodljo, “If I see a white feather today, that is a sign that God is giving me that I have to write a new book.

They did not do that to destroy me, they did that to save me. It discusses a year-old Irish girl Brida who is Coelho’s Alchemist is one of my favorite books.


Everything that she thought of and said was almost infintile. It’s not gross if it’s your soulmate. Aug 04, Chelsea rated it it was ok Recommends it for: The dark night of the soul. Brida tells us a story about finding soulmates.

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The Genie and the Roses. Brida has been a witch in all her previous lives, will be a witch again in future lives. In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikiquote. But it is modern, not passed down through generations as koeljp book implies.

I suppose it is possible that Coelho has some insight into other layers of existence, although I do not accept that as given. She’s a real modern-day witch and you know this because the author tells you.

Brida by Paulo Coelho

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The fact that he can write something this unfathomably dull and make millions of people buy it is a feat of marketing brilliance. I want to say this is the feminine version of magic but I don’t think it is but, again, I’m not sure. Before James Redfield there was Coelho, whose fiction laden with spiritual messages has proved more popular overseas than here.

But the one who gave it made the best choice of picking it out on the book shelf.