Author: Paulo Coelho
Translator(s): Alan R Clarke
ISBN/UPC (if available): 8172235402
From Paulo Coelho, author of the international best seller The Alchemist comes the true record of an exotic spiritual odyssey, a profound work of modern revelation to enchant and thrill the reader.
Haunted by a devastating curse, Paulo is instructed by his mysterious spiritual master to embark upon a journey to find and speak to his guardian angel in an attempt to confront and overcome his dark past.
The Valkyries is a compelling account of this forty days quest into the searing heat of the Mojave Desert, where Paulo and his wife ,Christ, encounter the Valkyries, warrior women who travel the desert on motorcycles, spreading the word of angels.
A sweetly exotic tale for young and old alike --Publishers Weekly.
Beneath this novel's compelling story and---shimmering elegance--lies a bedrock of wisdom about following one's heart. --Booklist.