coelho.jpgFrom an Amazon press release:

… Paulo Coelho has decided to make select books, including “The Alchemist,” available in both Spanish and French for worldwide distribution in Amazon’s Kindle Store ( This is the first time any of these editions have been available as electronic books. There will be 13 books in Spanish and nine in French, including “The Alchemist,” “The Pilgrimage,” “Veronika Decides to Die,” “The Witch of Portobello,” “By the River Piedra I Sat Down and Wept,” “The Zahir” and “The Devil and Miss Prym.” All of these books are also available in the author’s native Portuguese in the Kindle Store. …

Paulo Coelho is the all-time bestselling Portuguese-language author. One of his best-known books, “The Alchemist,” was a No. 1 bestselling title in 74 countries. “The Alchemist” also holds the 2008 Guinness World Record for the most translated book in the world (67 languages in more than 150 countries).


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