The story of a young and ambitious Irish girl who wants to explore a world of witchery is Paulo Coelho’s storyline in his book Brida. In her search for what seems to be an improbable dream, Brida is torn between her desires and her relationships.
Summary Of The Book
Brida (Malayalam) brings Paulo Coelho’s narration of the story of a beautiful, ambitious Irish girl in search of wisdom to readers in Malayalam. It takes them deeper into the world of spirituality. As they are made to follow Brida’s journey through Coelho’s words, they are introduced to another world, a world of Witchcraft, Mysticism, Tarot, and Christianity.
Brida’s interest in witchcraft leads her to many wise men and women in the forest. From the men she learns to overcome her fear and from the women she learns to dance to the tune of an unknown music of the world. Her dream is not just to learn the art of magic, but it is fused with her desire to discover and comprehend her identity and the purpose of her life.
Whilst Brida seeks her destiny, she is faced with a reality that she finds hard to grapple with. Though she already has a supportive boyfriend back home, on her new journey she meets Magus and the two are drawn to each other. As Brida and Magus’ relationship blossoms, there arises the question of whether you can have two soul mates at the same time. Brida finds herself torn between her love for her boyfriend and the feelings she has for Magus.
Coelho has woven intimate insight into the world of ancient witchcraft, mystery, love, passion, and spirituality. Numerous passages in the book stand as spiritual messages to readers. As the Malayalam version of Coelho’s enthralling English novel, Brida (Malayalam) caters to the needs of Indians who are limited to the Malayalam language only.
About Paulo Coelho
Paulo Coelho is a prominent Brazilian novelist and the recipient of a number of prestigious awards.
He has numerous books to his credit. A few of them are The Alchemist, Aleph, Veronika Decides To Die, Manuscript Found In Accra, The Pilgrimage, Like The Flowing River, The Winner Stands Alone, The Manual Of The Warrior Of Light, The Fifth Mountain, The Witch of Portobello, and The Devil And Miss Prym.
Coelho’s writing style is powerful and detailed. He surprises his readers in every book through his unique writing style.
He was born in Brazil in the year 1947. Coelho always wanted to become a writer right from a very young age. He was also a lyricist, writing for artists like Rita Lee and Raul Seixas. The World Economic Forum honoured him with the Crystal Award and the Légion d'honneur by the French Government. In the year 1996, Coelho founded the Paulo Coelho Institute, which aims at providing aid to those who have financial problems. Over 100 million of his books have been sold and have been translated to 71 languages in 150 countries. He is married to Christina Oiticica who is an artist.