Sunday, November 21, 2010

HarperOne To Publish The Alchemist, Paulo Coelho's International Bestseller

HarperOne announced the December 2010 publication of The Alchemist: A Graphic Novel (Hardcover; $22.99; ISBN 9780062024329). A beautiful interpretation of a beloved classic that continues to inspire readers worldwide, The Alchemist: A Graphic Novel will be available just in time for the 2010 holiday season.

The Alchemist has established itself as a modern classic. An international bestseller, it has been on the New York Times bestseller list for over two years and is regularly cited in interviews as the favorite of celebrities ranging from Russell Crowe to Will Smith to Joe Jonas. Now, for the first time, the phenomenal bestseller has been rendered as a graphic novel that will appeal to the millions of existing fans while also attracting a new generation of readers.

According to author Paulo Coelho, "It was an old dream of mine to have The Alchemist as a graphic novel. This version exceeds my expectations and is a beautiful manifestation of what I originally imagined while crafting this story."