Eleven Minutes PDF Complete Book
The novel Eleven Minutes (Onze Minutos) is written by the famous Brazilian author Paulo Coelho. It is based on the story of a young prostitute named Maria. She found her first love which soon left her deceived and heartbroken. Soon at a very young age, her bruised heart becomes convinced that can never find true love.
Overview of Novel:
She instead starts believing that the love is a miserable thing, it only makes people suffer. Despite her strong belief against true love, once again love swept her off her feet. This time is Rio who takes her to Geneva. Soon her dreams of finding fame and fortune are crushed and she is forced into prostitution.
Maria seems to have a great need for money and for that she adopts prostitution as her source of earning money. The book mainly portrays struggled of Maria as a prostitute and her desire to find true love for an intimate sex.
The book is filled with a lot of sexual content so it may not be recommended for everyone. But if someone is concerned about the tough life of a prostitute and the miseries she goes through, then it a book that gives a very realistic image of prostitution.
The novel is translated into many languages Nepali, Malayalam, Hindi, Armenian, Arabic, Dutch, German, French, Hungarian, English and Norwegian.
Main characters are:
Maria, Maria’s father, Maria’s mother, Maílson, Roger, Vivian, Heidi, Nyah.
Paulo Coelho de Souza
Paulo Coelho de Souza is commonly known as Paulo Coelho. He is a Brazilian novelist and lyricist. He has received several international awards for being a skilled author. Amongst the awards is an award by World Economic Forum called the Crystal Award. His most popular book called The Alchemist has been translated into 80 languages.