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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. She had a life which many felt was content because she had a child of her own, money, and friends; everything but her mind was at peace, so she searches for porobello answer to the classical question of “Who am I?

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A very interesting quote she uses is “From Ancient Greece on, the people who returned from battle were either dead on their shields or stronger, despite or because of their scars. The Witch of Portobello Portuguese: As the book begins, Athena is dead.

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She goes into a London University to portobllo Engineering at the age of 19 but it’s not what her heart wanted. Pages to import images to Wikidata Articles containing Portuguese-language text. It’s better that way: As a child, she shows a strong religious vocation and reports seeing angels and saintswhich both impresses and worries her parents.


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By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. First US Edition Published in Views Read Edit View history. Like the Flowing River.

The work also expounds a selection of philosophies, which bear a certain degree of similarity to Coelho’s teachings from previous novels and carry the characteristic imprint of his own ideas, as well as a citation regarding the ephemeral nature of desires, which appears in most of Coelho’s novels. The central character is abandoned by her birth mother because the father was a foreigner gadje and later adopted by a wealthy Lebanese couple.

Here, the author mentions that this might be due to the fact that she was abandoned herself and wants to give all that love she could to her child which she didn’t receive from her birth mother.

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In her quest, she opens her heart to intoxicating powers of mother and becomes a controversial spiritual leader in London. Retrieved from ” https: This page was last edited on 26 Juneat A Bruxa de Ce is a fiction work by Brazilian writer Paulo Coelho published inabout a woman born in Transylvania to a Romani mother in a gypsy tribe without wedlock.


I’ve lived on a battlefield since I was born, but I’m still alive and I portbello need anyone to protect me.

One day she just decides that d wanted to drop out of college, get married and have a baby. How she ended up that way creates the intrigue sustaining the book.

The writer elucidates the opinion that the Church has deviated by its stringent rules to the point where it no longer serves Jesus Christor as put in his words in one of the interviews: Two years later, her marriage falls apart because they are facing too many problems due to their young age and lack of money or mostly because he felt that she loved only the child and used him to get what she wanted. Portuguese translated to English by Margaret Jull Costa.