The Devil and Miss Prym: A Novel of Temptation (Paperback)

By Paulo Coelho, Amanda Hopkinson (Translator), Nick Caistor (Translator)
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Description


A stranger arrives at the remote village of Viscos, carrying with him a backpack containing a notebook and eleven gold bars. He comes searching for the answer to a question that torments him: Are human beings, in essence, good or evil? In welcoming the mysterious foreigner, the whole village becomes an accomplice to his sophisticated plot, which will forever mark their lives.

A novel of temptation by the internationally bestselling author Paulo Coelho, The Devil and Miss Prym is a thought-provoking parable of a community devoured by greed, cowardice, and fear--as it struggles with the choice between good and evil.

About the Author


Paulo Coelho is a Brazilian lyricist and novelist. He has become one of the most widely read authors in the world today. He is the recipient of numerous international awards, amongst them the Crystal Award by the World Economic Forum. The Alchemist, his most famous novel, has been translated into 67 languages. The author has sold 150 million copies worldwide.

Amanda Hopkinson is the director of the British Centre for Literary Translation at the University of East Anglia, England.

JOSE SARAMAGO (1922-2010) was the author of many novels, among them Blindness, All the Names, Baltasar and Blimunda, and The Year of the Death of Ricardo Reis. In 1998 he was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature.

Praise For…


“Only someone Jesuit-trained could bring to Scripture the kind of coolly passionate imagination on display in Coelho’s latest novel.”
-Philadelphia Inquirer

“A suspenseful fable...satisfying.”
-Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Product Details
ISBN: 9780060528003
ISBN-10: 0060528001
Publisher: Harper Perennial
Publication Date: May 2007
Pages: 205
Language: English