About the Book
A stranger arrives at the remote village of Viscos, carrying with him a backpack containing a notebook and eleven gold bars. He comes searching for the ans-wer to a question that torments him: Are human beings, in essence, good or evil? In welcoming the mysterious foreigner, the whole village becomes an accomplice to his sophisticated plot, which will forever mark their lives.
A novel of temptation by the internationally bestselling author Paulo Coelho, The Devil and Miss Prymis a thought-provoking parable of a community dev-oured by greed, cowardice, and fear—as it struggles with the choice between good and evil.
Educator and Librarian Resources
“Only someone Jesuit-trained could bring to Scripture the kind of coolly passionate imagination on display in Coelho’s latest novel.” —Philadelphia Inquirer
“A suspenseful fable...satisfying.” —Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
- ISBN: 9780060528003
- ISBN 10: 0060528001
- Imprint: Harper Perennial
- On Sale: 04/10/2007
- Pages: 240
- List Price: 18.50 CAD
- BISAC1: FICTION / Literary
- BISAC2: FICTION / Psychological
- BISAC3: FICTION / Occult & Supernatural