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La Bruja de Portobello : Paulo Coelho :

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. First US Edition Published in As a child, she shows a strong religious vocation and reports seeing dw and saintswhich both impresses and worries her parents.

Retrieved from ” https: Pages to import images to Wikidata Articles containing Portuguese-language text. The Witch of Portobello Portuguese: In her quest, she opens her heart to intoxicating powers of mother and becomes a controversial spiritual leader in London.

This page was last edited on 26 Juneat Portuguese translated pau,o English by Margaret Jull Costa. As the book begins, Athena is dead.

The Witch of Portobello – Wikipedia

Like the Flowing River. The work also expounds a selection of philosophies, which bear a certain degree of similarity to Coelho’s xe 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.


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. Works by Paulo Coelho.

Views Read Edit View history. 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.

The central character is abandoned by her birth mother because the father was a bbruja gadje and later adopted by a wealthy Lebanese couple. 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: I’ve lived on a battlefield since I was born, but I’m still portobelo and I don’t need anyone to protect me.

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 the answer to the classical question of “Who am I?


A Bruxa de Portobello 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.

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.

She goes into a London University to pursue Engineering at the age of 19 but it’s not what her heart wanted. How she ended up that way creates the intrigue sustaining the book. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

It’s better that way: One day she just decides that she wanted to drop out of college, get married and have a baby.