Voodoorisar In this volume, Coelho takes it upon himself to pontificate on the essence of good and evil, morality, and the human condition. I was born and raised as a Catholic, but lost faith in my ep teens, partly due to the hypocrisy and refusal of the Church to evolve; I would now describe myself as an atheist with buddhis. After reading this book of him the 4th book that I readI decided to stop buying his book. Started with a lot of excitement as the story attempted to tackle a tremendous topic. When i read the short summary in the back of the book and also some general reviews I thought I was in for a treat about a struggle between de,onio and evil tied in with some suspense or some drama.
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For almost fifteen years, old Berta had spent every day sitting outside, watching over the little village of Viscos and talking with her deceased husband. She is waiting for the devil to come, as her husband predicted. One day a stranger with a tragic past arrives with the intention of staying one week in the village and he buries 11 bars of One day a stranger with a tragic past arrives with the intention of staying one week in the village and he buries 11 bars of gold in the woods.
On the way back he meets the young barmaid Chantal Prym, who is bored of the idyllic scenery and slow pace of life. Regularly she seduces tourists in the hope that one of them will prove to be her escape route.
The stranger shows her the buried treasure and promises that it will belong to the villagers if they agree to kill someone. A battle follows within the young woman follows between her angel and her devil. After some days, she decides to tell the villagers what the stranger has proposed, trusting that they will refuse. Now she fears for her own life. Meanwhile the villagers assemble to choose their victim. The scapegoat they choose is Berta, since she is already old and serves no purpose in the village.
Before the villagers shoot a sedated Berta, Chantal convinces them that under no circumstances is murder justified. In the end the stranger receives the answers to his questions through a brief conversation between St.
Savin and the Arab Leader Abah.
El Demonio y la señorita Prym
El demonio y la señorita Prym
El Demonio y la señorita Prym – Paulo Coelho