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It took me 9 months to make it halfway through and I tried really hard to plug away, but it has no point, that I could figure out. There are a few pages 1 or 2 that makes some sense, other than that, it’s completely nonsensical. View all 28 comments. But I think, I could’ve used my time better. She grows into a woman in search of answers to many questions that arise within a person. Just as that is no longer a “landscape”, but a red canvas, “The Witch of Portobello” does not have many nar Coelho probably believes that every human being has a divine essence that’s the same for everyone, because every single one of his POV characters has the same preachy voice explaining the same shitty philosophy in the same pompous manner.
Unless you are a fan of a unique sort of witches! The only thing I liked about this book was that Porobello shared my first name. Retrieved from ” https: But I think, I There are a few pages 1 or 2 that makes some sense, other than that, it’s completely nonsensical. Didn’t like, at all.
Books by Paulo Coelho. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. I could rant on like this for awhile, but basically, this is a preachy non-story that insults its readers intelligence. I ended up, however, really disliking this book. This book is beyond terrible. The story is supposed to be the voices of different people, but the Catholic priest, the Lebanese mother, the year old restaurant owner, are all utterly indis Trapped for hours in an airport with nothing to read, my wife was further victimized by this remarkably bad book, one of five books available for sale in Portland International Airport at 2am.
A Bruxa de Portobello by Paulo Coelho (1 star ratings)
The central character is abandoned by her birth mother because the father was a foreigner gadje and later adopted by a wealthy Lebanese couple. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.
Maybe it just needs to be read one more time, but couldn’t bare to finish it to the very end frankly. How she ended up that way creates the intrigue sustaining the book.
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Nobody that I like. Right up there with Out of Africa. Want to Read saving…. I have read Veronica decides to die, Adultery, and Eleven minutes. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.
In his quest to turn his literary universe into a homogeneous mass of love-power ditzes, Coelho also disregards whatever bits of culture and history he dislikes, starting with instating a dictator’s son in charge over the Romanian government erm, wut? From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
The “reveal” at the end was only surprising because it was dumb and unnecessary. Seriously, one of his characters lists four female archetypes that women supposedly follow, and although he calls them the witch, the virgin, the martyr and the saint, it’s just that quote about how all roles for actresses are hookers, victims or bruax, with “bitch” thrown in for variety. Sona S yes I liked brux book. I felt that all the characters had the same tone of voice and theory of thinking to the point where I was confused as to who was speaking.
She seemed so one-dimensional and just plain crazy! Everything is stiff and completely artificial. I’ve read many of his books, they were potobello much better than this. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. It’s no good even for poking fun at. She had a life which many felt was content because she pottobello 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?
Not only that brixa some of Coelho ideas are presented in a pretty fuzzy manner, so abstract as to be nonsensical. Don’t get me wrong, I’m as racist as the next person, but I think it’s kind of a given that gypsies are too realistic to believe in that sort of crap and too cunning to be overly impressed bfuxa naive belief. I just don’t like being the object of preaching.
I had long since wanted to try a Paulo Coelho book and I picked this on impulse. All in all, I barely managed to finish this piece of preaching and I wouldn’t recommend it to anyone who isn’t a masochist. From this intensive interest and use of the Internet sprang his bold new project: Paulo Coelho fans, people who potrobello The Celestine Prophesy and similar books. Return to Book Page.
A Bruxa de Portobello [The Witch of Portobello]
Either the translator or the writer himself is incapable of sticking to the mode of the portobell, i. View all 7 comments. So far the best thing about this book is the cover. Preachy new age-y bullshit, with a distinct undertone of “I’m idealizing feminine qualities, so I can’t possibly be sexist” sexism.
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A Bruxa de Portobello
Trapped for hours in an airport with nothing to read, my wife was further victimized by this remarkably bad book, one of five books available for sale in Portland International Airport at 2am. I am so disappointed in Coelho for this sub par work by an otherwise great writer who really presents the human condition from within the characters he creates, but failed miserably in this work. Portuguese translated to English by Margaret Jull Costa.