The Witch of Portobello by Paulo Coelho

If you do not pay enough heed to the profound wisdom of the book, then The Witch of Portobello by Paulo Coelho is just a fiction written in a documentary style. We follow the life of Athena as told by people who knew her: her mother, her ex-husband, a lover journalist, an actress who despised her, her teacher, and others. We are made aware of the fact that Athena was murdered; however, the cause of murder is unknown. This could very well appear to be a murder mystery, but the plot quickly establishes that The Witch of Portobello would not fit into any conventional genre.

#BookReview: Veronika Decides to Die by Paulo Coelho (Author of the Alchemist)

In this world, who decides what’s normal and what’s not? Apparently, the majority does. If the majority of people agree that this particular way of holding hands in normal then it is; similarly if the majority agrees that this manner of holding hands is vulgar or crazy, then it becomes the norm of normalcy. In┬áVeronika…