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Today’s Question by Aart Hilal

Author: Paulo Coelho

Your pilgrimage to Santiago de Compostela, about which you later wrote your first book, Magician´s Diary, was in some sense an initiation – was it really such a fundamental turning point in your life?
It was the moment that I accepted my destiny as a writer, and decided to pay the price. But, above all, it was the moment that I realized that the spiritual quest was much simpler and direct than I thought.

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