Characters In The Alchemist

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The Alchemist is a novel by Brazilian author Paulo Coelho which was written in 1988 AD. Frist it was written in Portuguese language then it became an bestseller worldwide.Then it was translated into 70 languages worldwide. A teo levels of meaninf novel, The Alchemist ia about a Andalusian shepherd on his journey to Egypt, after having a recurring dream of finding treasure in Egypt.The characters of this novel are Te Alchemist himself,Santiafo,The crystal merchant,Melchixedek,the english men and Fatima.
A dream troubles Santiago, a young and adventurous Andalusian shepherd. He has the dream every time he sleeps under a sycamore tree that grows out of the ruins of a church. During the dream, a child tells him to seek treasure at the foot of the Egyptian pyramids. Santiago consults a gypsy woman to interpret the dream, and to his surprise she tells him to go to Egypt. A strange, magical old man named Melchizedek, who claims to be the King of Salem, echoes the gypsy’s advice and tells Santiago that it is his Personal Legend to journey to the pyramids. Melchizedek convinces Santiago to sell his flock and set off to Tangier. When Santiago arrives in Tangier, a thief robs him,
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He joins a caravan crossing the Sahara desert toward Egypt and meets an Englishman who is studying to become an alchemist. He learns a lot from the Englishman during the journey. For one, he learns that the secret of alchemy is written on a stone called the Emerald Tablet. The ultimate creation of alchemy is the Master Work, which consists of a solid called the Philosophers Stone that can turn lead to gold, and a liquid called the Elixir of Life that can cure all ills. Santiago learns the Englishman is traveling with the caravan to the Saharan oasis of Al-Fayoum, where a powerful, 200-year-old alchemist resides. The Englishman plans to ask the alchemist the secret of his
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