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Here, the author mentions that this might be due to the fact that she was abandoned herself and wants to give all that love she could to her child which she didn’t receive from her birth mother. The writer elucidates the opinion that the Church has deviated by its stringent rules to the point where it no longer serves Jesus Christor as put in his words in one of the interviews: Pages to import images to Wikidata Articles containing Portuguese-language text.

Two years later, her marriage falls apart because they are facing too many problems due to their young age and lack of money or mostly because he felt that she loved only the child and used him to get what she wanted.


First US Edition Published in The work also expounds a selection of philosophies, which bear a certain brujx of similarity to Coelho’s teachings from previous novels and carry the characteristic imprint of his own ideas, as well as a citation regarding the ephemeral nature of desires, which appears in most of Coelho’s novels.

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La Bruja de Portobello

Portuguese translated to English by Margaret Jull Costa. A Bruxa de Portobello is a fiction work by Brazilian writer Paulo Coelho published inabout a woman born in Transylvania to a Romani paul in a gypsy tribe without wedlock.

A very interesting quote she uses is “From Ancient Greece on, the people who returned from battle were either dead on their shields or stronger, despite or because of their scars.

As the book begins, Athena is dead. Retrieved from ” https: As a child, she shows a strong religious vocation and reports seeing angels and saintswhich both impresses and worries her parents. The central character is abandoned by her birth mother because the father was a foreigner gadje and later adopted by a wealthy Lebanese couple.

La Bruja de Portobello : Paulo Coelho :

The Witch of Portobello Portuguese: I’ve lived on a battlefield since I was born, but I’m still alive and I don’t need anyone to protect me. This page was last edited on 26 Juneat One day she just decides that she wanted to drop out of college, get married and have a baby.


In her quest, she opens her heart to intoxicating powers of mother portkbello becomes a controversial spiritual leader in London.

It’s better that way: She goes into a London Xoelho to pursue Engineering at the age of 19 but it’s not what her heart wanted. Works by Paulo Coelho.

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. She had a life which many felt was content because she had a child of her own, money, and friends; everything but her mind was at peace, so she searches for the answer to the classical question of “Who am I?

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How she ended up that way creates the intrigue sustaining the book. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.