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Emad Attely [The Book Nerd]

My biggest passion is reading books of any kind. I, simply, read in order to live.

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موسم الهجرة الى الشمال
الطيب صالح
Uncle's Dream
Fyodor Dostoyevsky
Gone Girl
Gillian Flynn
Antony and Cleopatra
William Shakespeare, Cynthia Marshall, Barbara A. Mowat, Paul Werstine
The Maze Runner
James Dashner
Mockingjay
Collins Suzanne
The Complete Works of Fyodor Dostoyevsky - Delphi Classics
Fyodor Dostoyevsky
الصوت روح
Huda Aweys
مذكرات زوجة دوستويفسكي
Anna Grigoryevna Dostoyevskaya, خيري الضامن
وعاظ السلاطين
علي الوردي

The Alchemist

The Alchemist - Paulo Coelho description
Here is the thing: before I read "The Alchemist" I read a very short story called "The Story of Your Life" it was just 6 or 7 pages, and unfortunately it was a very short version of "The Alchemist"!

So, when I started reading the original novel (Paulo's) I felt like I've read it before! Until I figured it all out as I approached the ending.
That's why I didn't enjoy it! I was aware of the plot and the ending already! It wasn't new to me!

Anyway, it was a very good story. Inspiring and touching. I wish I had read it first:(