Paulo Coelho, The Alchemist
Summary, character analysis, criticism, essay topics, more.
The author's official site, English version.
Online text of the book.
A variety of reading strategies and activities, including a guided imagery activity and suggestions for research.
This reading group guide has 8 discussion questions.
This study guide has questions for discussion, writing, and reflection; lists of terms students should know; some vocabulary; critical commentary; topics for research; and suggestions for post-reading activities. This 4-page document requires MS-Word or compatible application for access.
The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho
This 2-page handout includes a summary and 13 discussion questions.
This activity identifies 33 vocabulary words from the novel. Students practice definitions using a popular game format.
World Book Club
Scroll down to a 2004 BBC interview with Coelho.