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The Pilgrimage: A Contemporary Quest for Ancient Wisdom

The Pilgrimage: A Contemporary Quest for Ancient Wisdom

Author(s): Paulo Coelho

Location(s): Spain

Genre(s): Fiction

Era(s): Contemporary

The 25th anniversary edition of The Pilgrimage, the precursor to The Alchemist.

In this gripping story, Paulo Coelho is on a quest for the ultimate in self-knowledge, wisdom and spiritual mastery.

Guided by his mysterious companion Petrus, he takes the road to Santiago, going throush a series of trials and tests along the way–even coming face to face with someone who may just be the devil himself. Why is the road to the simple life so hard? Will Paulo be strong enough to complete the journey towards humility, belief–and faith?

Paulo Coelho. the author of The Alchemist, is an enchanting storyteller, inspiring people all over the world to see beyond the ordinary and into the remarkable.

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Enter the 2021TripFiction 'Sense of Place' Creative Writing Competition!

A story in which the location plays as important a role as the rest of your words.

2,500 word maximum, 750 word minimum

Judges include Victoria Hislop and Rosanna Ley

First Prize of £1,000 / US$1,350

Prizes total £1,750 / US$2,362 

Winning entry published on TripFiction site and publicised on Social Media

Entries close 6th November 2021