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The Pilgrimage Summary
Paulo Coelho

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The Pilgrimage Summary

Plot Summary

Paulo is a thirty-eight year old, intelligent man who feels he has successfully completed his training to become a Master in an ancient and mysterious religious tradition. Paulo has survived many trials and learned many lessons in order to reach the point of being awarded a new sword: an emblem of his achievement. However, Paulo has failed to learn one final and very important lesson: what he is to do with his sword. As a result of not understanding this lesson, Paulo must undertake one final journey. If he does not succeed, he will not receive his sword and the title of Master.

Paulo is instructed by his Master to undertake a pilgrimage of seven hundred kilometers from Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port in France to Santiago in Spain. The route is one that has been followed by pilgrims for centuries. Paulo's destination is the town of Compostela, also referred to as...

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