The Fifth Mountain

The Fifth Mountain

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Author: Paulo Coelho
Translator(s): Clifford E Landers
Publisher: HarperCollins
Year: 2003
Language: English
Pages: 245
ISBN/UPC (if available): 8172235143


Evoking all the drama and intrigue of the colorful, chaotic Middle East, this is a gripping and moving story of how one man can surmount tragedy and inspire a war torn city to rebuild itself.

Fleeing his home from persecution, 23-year-old Elijah takes refuge with a young widow and her son in the beautiful town of Akbar. Already struggling to maintain his sanity in a chaotic world of tyranny and war, he is now forced to choose between his new-found love and his overwhelming sense of duty.

Evoking all the drama and intrigue of the colorful, chaotic Middle East, Paulo Coelho turns the trials of Elijah into an inspiring story of how faith and love can ultimately triumph over suffering.


Coelho's writing is beautifully poetic. He gives me hope and puts a smile on my face.

His books have had a life-enhancing impact on millions of people.

One of the few to deserve the term 'Publishing Phenomenon'.

Paulo Coelho represents the legend of the wise storyteller.
=Corriere Della Sera, Italy

His books are a mirror: refreshing, intense, messenger of love and of man's most essential path. His magic irradiates when, after reading his books, one feels happy.
=El Espectador, Colombia

His writing is like a path of energy that inadvertently leads readers to themselves, towards their mysterious and faraway should.
= Le Figaro, France.