The new bestselling novel from international literary phenomenon Paulo Coelho, author of The Alchemist. / Paulo Coelho is one of the most beloved storytellers of our times. His books have sold more than 30 million copies worldwide and have been translated into 42 languages. / His profile is rising with the astonishing success of The Devil and Miss Prym. / The hardback launch of The Devil and Miss Prym received extensive UK press coverage. / A recent book signing for the hardback at Borders in Oxford Street was reported to be their biggest fiction signing ever, with 500-600 people queuing for four and a half hours and a chain of people snaking its way down all four floors of the shop.
Paulo Coelho's books have won numerous awards and are permanent fixtures on bestseller lists in Brazil and around the world. Other books by Paulo Coelho include The Pilgrimage, The Valkyries, By The River Piedra I Sat Down and Wept., The Fifth Mountain and Veronika Decides to Diie. He and his wife Christina live in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.