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The Alchemist (O Alquimista) is a novel by Paulo Coelho first published in the year 1988. [1]

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Adventure fiction

Adventure fiction is a genre of fiction in which an adventure, an exciting undertaking involving risk and physical danger, forms the main storyline.

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Agence France-Presse

Agence France-Presse (AFP) is an international news agency headquartered in Paris.

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As a literary device, an allegory in its most general sense is an extended metaphor.

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Andalusia (Andalucía) is a south-western European region established as an autonomous community of the Kingdom of Spain.

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Angel Orensanz Center

The Angel Orensanz Center (originally Anshe Chesed Synagogue; also formerly known as the Norfolk Street Congregation and Anshe Slonim Synagogue) is located at 172 Norfolk Street (between Stanton Street and East Houston Street) in the Lower East Side of Manhattan, New York.

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Arash Hejazi

Arash Hejazi (آرش حجازی), born 1971 in Tehran, Iran, is an Iranian novelist, fiction writer and translator of literary works from English and Portuguese into Persian.

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BitTorrent is a protocol for the practice of peer-to-peer file sharing that is used to distribute large amounts of data over the Internet.

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Brazil (Brasil), officially the Federative Republic of Brazil (República Federativa do Brasil), is the largest country in both South America and the Latin American region.

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Brida (novel)

Brida is a novel by Brazilian author Paulo Coelho.

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Cannes Film Festival

The Cannes Festival (French: Festival de Cannes), named until 2002 as the International Film Festival (Festival international du film) and known in English as the Cannes Film Festival, is an annual film festival held in Cannes, France, which previews new films of all genres, including documentaries, from around the world.

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Destiny or Fate is a predetermined course of events.

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Drama is the specific mode of narrative, typically fictional, represented in performance.

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Egypt (مِصر, مَصر), officially the Arab Republic of Egypt, is a transcontinental country spanning the northeast corner of Africa and southwest corner of Asia, via a land bridge formed by the Sinai Peninsula.

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Egyptian pyramids

The Egyptian pyramids are ancient pyramid-shaped masonry structures located in Egypt.

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Elixir of life

The elixir of life, also known as elixir of immortality and sometimes equated with the philosopher's stone, is a mythical potion that, when drunk from a certain cup at a certain time, supposedly grants the drinker eternal life and/or eternal youth.

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An eponym is a person, a place, or thing for whom or for which something is named, or believed to be named.

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Faiyum Oasis

The Faiyum Oasis (or Al-Fayoum Oasis, Al Fayyum Oasis, and other variations in spelling) is a depression or basin in the desert immediately to the west of the Nile south of Cairo.

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A falcon is any one of 37 species of raptors in the genus Falco, widely distributed on all continents of the world except Antarctica.

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Fantasy is a genre of fiction that commonly uses magic and other supernatural phenomena as a primary plot element, theme, or setting.

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Finland (Suomi; Finland), officially the Republic of Finland, is a Nordic country in Northern Europe bordered by Sweden to the west, Norway to the north, and Russia to the east; Estonia lies to the south across the Gulf of Finland.

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Fortune-telling is the practice of predicting information about a person's life.

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Google Books

Google Books (previously known as Google Book Search and Google Print) is a service from Google Inc. that searches the full text of books and magazines that Google has scanned, converted to text using optical character recognition, and stored in its digital database.

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Guinness World Records

Guinness World Records, known from its inception in 1955 until 1998 as The Guinness Book of Records and in previous U.S. editions as The Guinness Book of World Records, is a reference book published annually, listing world records, both human achievements and the extremes of the natural world.

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A hardcover, hardback, or hardbound book is one bound with rigid protective covers (typically of cardboard covered with buckram or other cloth, heavy paper, or occasionally leather).

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HarperCollins Publishers LLC is one of the world's largest publishing companies and, alongside Hachette, Holtzbrinck/Macmillan, Penguin Random House, and Simon & Schuster, is part of the "Big Five" English-language publishing companies.

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Harvey Weinstein

Harvey Weinstein, CBE (born March 19, 1952) is an American film producer and film studio executive.

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Idris Elba

Idrissa Akuna "Idris" Elba (born 6 September 1972) is a English actor, musician and DJ Elba is best known for his portrayal of drug lord and aspiring businessman Russell "Stringer" Bell in the HBO series The Wire, Detective John Luther in the BBC One series Luther, and Nelson Mandela in the biographical film Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom.

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India, officially the Republic of India, is a country in South Asia.

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iTunes is a media player, media library, online radio broadcaster, and mobile device management application developed by Apple Inc.

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Jean Giraud

Jean Henri Gaston Giraud (8 May 1938 – 10 March 2012) was a French artist, cartoonist, and writer, who worked in the Franco-Belgian ''bandes dessinées'' tradition.

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Jorge Garcia

Jorge Garcia (born April 28, 1973) is a Chilean-American actor and comedian.

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Kajol Devgan (née Mukherjee) (born 5 August 1974), known mononymously as Kajol, is an Indian film actress who predominantly works in Hindi cinema.

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Karan Johar

Karan Johar (born 25 May 1972), often informally referred to as KJo, is an Indian film director, producer, screenwriter, costume designer, actor and television personality who is primarily known for his work in Hindi films.

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Laurence Fishburne

Laurence John Fishburne III (born July 30, 1961) is an American actor, playwright, director and producer.

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List of best-selling books

This page provides lists of best-selling single-volume books and book series to date and in any language.

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Ben William Haggerty (born June 19, 1983), known by his stage name Macklemore and formerly Professor Macklemore, is an American rapper.

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Melchizedek (Hebrew:, malkī-ṣeḏeq, Amharic: መልከ ጼዴቅ, (also rendered Malki-Tzedek) "my king is righteous(ness)"), is the king of Salem and priest of El Elyon ("God most high") mentioned in the 14th chapter of the Book of Genesis.

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Mojave Desert

The Mojave Desert (pronounced: mo-hah-vee) is a rain shadow, mostly high desert area, that occupies a significant portion of southeastern California and smaller parts of central California, southern Nevada, southwestern Utah and northwestern Arizona in the United States.

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Names of Jerusalem

Names of Jerusalem refers to the multiple names by which the city of Jerusalem has been known and the etymology of the word in different languages.

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One Thousand and One Nights

One Thousand and One Nights (كِتَاب أَلْف لَيْلَة وَلَيْلَة kitāb ʾalf layla wa-layla) is a collection of Middle Eastern, West Asian and South Asian stories and folk tales compiled in Arabic during the Islamic Golden Age.

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A paperback (also known as softback or softcover) is a type of book characterized by a thick paper or paperboard cover, and often held together with glue rather than stitches or staples.

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Paulo Coelho

Paulo Coelho (born August 24, 1947), is a Brazilian lyricist and novelist.

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Pedlar of Swaffham

The Pedlar of Swaffham is an English folktale from Swaffham, Norfolk.

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Peer-to-peer file sharing

Peer-to-peer file sharing is the distribution and sharing of digital media using peer-to-peer (P2P) networking technology.

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Philosopher's stone

The philosopher's stone or stone of the philosophers (lapis philosophorum) is a legendary alchemical substance capable of turning base metals such as lead into gold or silver.

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Portuguese language

Portuguese (português or, in full, língua portuguesa) is a Romance language and the sole official language of Portugal, Brazil, Mozambique, Angola, Cape Verde, Guinea-Bissau and São Tomé and Príncipe.

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Prophecy involves a process in which one or more messages allegedly communicated to a prophet are then communicated to other people.

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In mythology and literature, a quest, a journey towards a goal, serves as a plot device and (frequently) as a symbol.

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Recurring dream

A recurring dream is a dream which is experienced repeatedly over a long period.

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Romani people

The Romani (also spelled Romany), or Roma, are a traditionally itinerant ethnic group living mostly in Europe and the Americas, who originate from the northwestern regions of the Indian subcontinent.

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Jalāl ad-Dīn Muhammad Rūmī (جلال‌الدین محمد رومی), also known as Jalāl ad-Dīn Muhammad Balkhī (جلال‌الدین محمد بلخى), Mawlānā/Mevlânâ (مولانا, "our master"), Mevlevî/Mawlawī (مولوی, "my master"), and more popularly simply as Rumi (1207 – 17 December 1273), was a 13th-century PersianRitter, H.; Bausani, A. "ḎJ̲alāl al-Dīn Rūmī b. Bahāʾ al-Dīn Sulṭān al-ʿulamāʾ Walad b. Ḥusayn b. Aḥmad Ḵh̲aṭībī." Encyclopaedia of Islam.

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The Sahara (الصحراء الكبرى,, 'the Greatest Desert') is the largest hot desert and third largest desert after Antarctica and the Arctic.

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South Africa

South Africa, officially the Republic of South Africa, is the southernmost country in Africa.

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Tavis Smiley

Tavis Smiley (born September 13, 1964) is an American talk show host, author, liberal political commentator, entrepreneur, advocate and philanthropist.

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The Advertiser (Adelaide)

The Advertiser (commonly known as The Tiser) is a conservative, daily tabloid-format newspaper published in the city of Adelaide, South Australia.

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The New York Times

The New York Times (NYT) is an American daily newspaper, founded and continuously published in New York City since September 18, 1851, by the New York Times Company.

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The Pilgrimage

The Pilgrimage (O Diário de Um Mago, "Diary of a Mage") is a 1987 novel by Brazilian novelist Paulo Coelho.

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Turkey (Türkiye), officially the Republic of Turkey (Turkish), is a parliamentary republic in Eurasia, largely located in Western Asia, with the smaller portion of Eastern Thrace in Southeast Europe.

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Upper West Side

The Upper West Side is a neighborhood in the borough of Manhattan, New York City, that lies between Central Park and the Hudson River and between West 59th Street and West 110th Street.

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Urim and Thummim

In the Hebrew Bible, the Urim and Thummim (האורים והתומים, Standard Tiberian) are associated with the hoshen (High Priest's breastplate), divination in general, and cleromancy in particular.

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USA Today

USA Today is a national American daily middle-market newspaper published by the Gannett Company.

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Warner Bros.

Warner Bros.

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Will Smith

Willard Carroll "Will" Smith, Jr. (born September 25, 1968) is an American actor, producer, rapper, and songwriter.

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