A novel set in a small village about a young, poor barmaid whose wager with the devil leads to a spiritual transformation.
A stranger with a backpack containing a notebook and eleven gold bars arrives at the remote village of Viscos. He seeks an 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.
This is a novel of temptation, The Devil and Miss Prym written by the internationally acclaimed bestselling author Paulo Coelho is definitely a thought-provoking parable of a community devoured by greed, cowardice, and fear—as it struggles with the choice between good and evil. This was translated to Malayalam under the title CHEKUTHAANUM ORU PENKIDAAVUM
The Brazilian author PAULO COELHO was born in 1947 in the city of Rio de Janeiro. Before dedicating his life completely to literature, he worked as theatre director and actor, lyricist and journalist. Paulo Coelho launched his blog Walking the Path – The Pilgrimage in order to share with his readers his impressions. Since this first blog Paulo Coelho has expanded his presence in the internet with his daily blogs in WordPress, Myspace & Facebook. He is equally present in media sharing sites such as Youtube and Flickr, offering on a regular basis not only texts but also videos and pictures to his readers.