Paulo Coelho downloads page - inlcuding the first chapter of
VERONIKA DECIDES TO DIE, 1999 [trf] - which is just a superb book.
There are also a couple of shorter pieces, on the Sant Jordi Ass. site, including:
ON MASTERS AND DISCIPLES OF ZEN BUDDHISM - which includes, amougst other gems, this:
"(Old Samurai maxim)
If a man keeps his eyes fixed only on what is good, he will be incapable of learning, because if he does not know evil, evil can catch him unawares.
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