I want to change. I need to change. I'm gradually losing touch with myself.
Adultery, the provocative new novel by Paulo Coelho, best-selling author of The Alchemist and Eleven Minutes, explores the question of what it means to live life fully and happily, finding the balance between life's routine and the desire for something new.
About the Author
One of the most influential writers of our time, Paulo Coelho is the author of many international best sellers, including The Alchemist, Aleph, Eleven Minutes, and Manuscript Found in Accra. Translated into 80 languages, his books have sold more than 165 million copies in more than 170 countries. He is a member of the Brazilian Academy of Letters and has received the Chevalier de l’Ordre National de la Légion d’Honneur. In 2007, he was named a United Nations Messenger of Peace. Translated by Margaret Jull Costa and Zoë Perry.
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“An exceptional writer.” —USA Today
“Propulsive. . . . A compelling tale of existential angst, marital betrayal and sexual sin.” —The Chicago Tribune
“Pulls at the heart, while being both enticing and erotic. . . . With thought-provoking honesty, the characters in this novel are given a voice that reverberates through time and space.” —Bookreporter
“Adultery perfectly illustrates the faint line between madness and insanity, happiness and unhappiness and the eternal search for our own ‘personal legend.’” —Daily Express (London)
“A novelist who writes in a universal language.” —The New York Times
“Spiritualists and wanderlusts will eagerly devour . . . [Coelho’s] search for all things meaningful.” —The Washington Post
“A cerebral and subtle writer.” —The New York Journal of Books
“[Coelho’s] books have had a life enhancing impact on millions of people.” —The Times (London)