The Witch of Portobello by Paulo Coelho

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From the book: The Witch of Portobello

Before these statements left my desk and followed the fate I eventually chose for them, I considered using them as the basis for a traditional, painstakingly researched biography, recounting a true story. And so I read various biographies, thinking this would help me, only to realize that the biographer’s view of his subject inevitably influences the results of his research. Since it wasn’t my intention to impose my own opinions on the reader, but to set down the story of “the Witch of Portobello” as seen by its main protagonists, I soon abandoned the idea of writing a straight biography and decided that the best approach would be simply to transcribe what people had told me.

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No one lights a lamp in order to hide it behind the door: the purpose of light is to create more light, to open people’s eyes, to reveal the marvels around.
No one sacrifices the most important thing she possesses: love.

No one places her dreams in the hands of those who might destroy them.
No one, that is, but Athena. A long time after Athena’s death, her former teacher asked me to go with her to the town of Prestonpans in Scotland. There, taking advantage of certain ancient feudal powers that were due
to be abolished the following month, the town had granted official pardons to eighty-one people—and their cats—who were executed in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries for practising witchcraft. According to the official spokeswoman for the Barons Courts of Prestoungrange & Dolphinstoun: “Most of those persons condemned . . . were convicted on the basis of spectral evidence—that is to say, prosecuting witnesses declared that they felt the presence of evil spirits or heard spirit voices.”

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About the Book

  • Book Name: The Witch of Portobello
  • Author: Paulo Coelho
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Language: English
  • File type: pdf
  • File size: 681 kb
  • Ratings:   3.54/5  (Goodreads.com)

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