Waukegan, IL

#1 Sep 28, 2008
It’s relieving to hear people talk about what this book really is: a regurgitation of all the random personal philosophies that Paulo Coelho has picked up over his mostly-intoxicated, partially-hippy life. And it’s a shame because the story of Santiago had a lot of potential, he could’ve weaved just one or two nice little themes into the story and that would've made a nice quaint little book. But oh no, he had to take all of his accumulated pointless, random rhetoric that he has ever heard, and shove it down the throats of his readers. Personally, I found this book to be an utter waste of my time.

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