Publisher description for The pilgrimage : a contemporary quest for ancient wisdom / Paulo Coelho ; translated by Alan Clarke.

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A Spiritual Journey Toward Self-Discovery

The Pilgrimage recounts the spectacular trials of Paulo Coelho as he journeys across Spain to discover personal power, wisdom, and a miraculous sword that seals his initiation intothe secret society of the Tradition. With his enigmatic mentor, Petrus, he follows a legendary road traveled by pilgrims of San Tiago since the Middle Ages, encountering a Chaucerian variety of mysterious guides and devilish opponents. Coelho's experiences and his mentor's teachings impart the spiritual wisdom that reveals itself as the true purpose of their exciting journey. Part adventure story, part guide to self-mastery, this compelling tale delivers a powerful brew of magic and insight.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Pilgrims and pilgrimages -- Spain -- Santiago de Compostela.
Coelho, Paulo.