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Adultery  (English, Paperback, Coelho Paulo)

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    • Language: English
    • Binding: Paperback
    • Publisher: Penguin
    • Genre: Fiction
    • ISBN: 9788184006094, 8184006098
    • Pages: 304
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    Adultery, written by one of the most revered authors of the world, Paulo Coelho, is a story of a woman who is faced with an inevitable, life-altering choice when she chooses to break the monotony of her life.

    Summary of the Book

    Linda is in her thirties and is facing a crisis mentally and emotionally. She begins to question the void that was growing in her, the mundane, predictable days of her life. Although her life seemed perfect in everybody’s eyes – a contented marriage, adorable children and a successful career - she feels a keen sense of emptiness and displeasure. But it all drastically changes when she meets a prosperous politician who happens to be her high-school boyfriend from years ago. As Linda revives the passion that was absent in her life, she would have to make a life-altering choice.

    About Paulo Coelho

    Paulo Coelho was born in Rio de Janeiro in 1947. He had previously worked as a composer, journalist and as an author and director for the theatre, all of which happened before he dedicated his life to writing books. His works have been published in over 168 countries and have been translated into more than 80 other languages. Coelho’s major success, The Alchemist, remains to be the highest selling book ever written by a Brazilian. Paulo was chosen to the Brazilian Academy of Letters in the year 2002. In the year 2007, he was named as a United Nations Messenger of Peace. Some his other notable works are Eleven Minutes, Veronika Decides to Die, Like the Flowing River, Manuscript Found in Accra, and Brida.

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    Book Details
    Imprint
    • Vintage Books
    Publication Year
    • August
    Edition Type
    • Ninth impression in 2015
    Book Type
    • Fiction Book
    Dimensions
    Height
    • 198 mm
    Length
    • 129 mm
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    Ratings & Reviews
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    5

    Enjoyed reading it

    Story line of any of the books of the writer is simple- a journey. This is a story of journey of a person who decides NOT to fake happiness and instead live life as per choice. The chosen path is full of social stigma, taboos, acceptances and rejections of choices and yes, it is considered as dangerous in conventional social norms and relationships. The novel is able to beautifully capture pleasure and pain of such path, which is more in the inner world of the person than at physical level. I...
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    Dwijendra Kashyap

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    Aug, 2014

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    Dissapointed

    I am a huge fan of Paulo Coelho. I have read every book written by him.
    But, this book is really a big disappointment.
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    Ruchi Pal

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    Sep, 2014

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    Paulo Coelho can never be waste of money!

    Before the book was released, I already knew that was going to be an exemplary work. The amount of research Mr. Coelho does before writing a book is remarkable. It’s obviously a little adult but it’s not just another book, it’s extremely inspiring and give answers to those questions which I thought never even existed.

    It’s basically about a thirty-something woman who is bored with her too perfect life and thus ends up in an extra-marital affair with her ex-boyfriend from high school. ...
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    Shivani Yadav

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    Sep, 2014

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    Flipkart service fine, little disasppointed with the book

    It is a pretty light read. Kind of formula based novel and lots of cliché. Had pre-ordered it with lots of expectation, flipkart delivered on time. Book lacks substance and for a Paulo Coelho fan, it is becoming a little repetitive.
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    shakeel osmani

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    Aug, 2014

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    Insipid & jejune work by Paulo

    It has been one of the most insipid , puerile & jejune work from the man who penned Alchemist . You can't expect such a vapid & immature work from a man who is widely acclaimed world over as a writer of repute. Anyone who wishes to go down the memory lane of one's college days when one catered to one's basic instinct by reading those taboo books that led you to the road of moral depravity & turpitude , well can go ahead to buy this book. But those looking for intelluctual gratification can ...
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    SUNIL KUMAR JHA

    Certified Buyer, Ranchi

    Sep, 2014

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    Just wow!

    Content is good. But alchemist be the best
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    Arka Raha

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    May, 2017

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    Adultery: A Cure for Depression?

    The great secrets I learnt from this book are:
    Adultery is a cure for Depression.Paragliding is a cure for Adultery.
    Otherwise the book is a mere prattling of a super rich and sexually starved woman who behaves promiscuously and justifies it philosophically. Many women would actually enjoy having Linda's "problems"! And they would not resort to such depraved behaviour on a dubious journey of "self-discovery" which has become Coelho's euphemism for depravity and irresponsible behaviour.
    That'...
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    SRIKANTH%20S

    Aug, 2015

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    another awesome read

    it helps one to guide oneself through the darkest passage of passion. its not only a gripping journey but also an enlightening one.
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    Sayani Biswas

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    Nov, 2014

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    Goodbye Paulo..Its over!

    In Adultery, we meet Linda, who is a journalist in her thirties, with a husband and two children, living in Switzerland and rich to boot. Her clothes are designer and she has a picture perfect life. Until, that is, the day she decides she is depressed with the perfection all around her and embarks on the road to adultery to alleviate her boredom. For this purpose, she chooses the convenient ex-boyfriend, Jacob, who is now a prominent politician and has just strolled back into her life.

    I did...
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    Malvika Jaswal

    Feb, 2015

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    Nice

    Quality wasn't that good
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    Punam Majhi

    Certified Buyer, Kolkata

    3 months ago

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    Questions and Answers
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    A:it contains a total of 287 pages
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    A:no its not a pirated or 2nd hand copy....
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