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In Search of the Unknown - "The Pilgrimage" by Paulo Coelho

  • Sundown at Granada 3520 Greenville Avenue Dallas, TX, 75206 United States (map)

Coming on the heels of a breakthrough meeting in November, The Helping Friendly Book Club will meet next on Tuesday January 24th at 8:30 PM at our new home “Sundown at Granada” to discuss “The Pilgrimage” by Paulo Coelho and continue our search for the Secrets to Eternal Joy and Never Ending Splendor (#SEJNES).

We welcome and encourage you to extend this invitation to any of your curious friends, and to participate in an open discussion in this Event Page as you read the book. For more information please visit and sign up for the Newsletter.

About the book: “The Pilgrimage paved the way to Paulo Coehlo's international bestselling novel The Alchemist. In many ways, these two volumes are companions—to truly comprehend one, you must read the other.

Here Paulo Coelho details his journey across Spain along the legendary Road of Santiago, which pilgrims have travelled since Middle Ages. On this contemporary quest, he encounters a Chaucerian variety of mysterious guides and devilish opponents and learns to understand the nature of truth through the simplicity of life. The Pilgrimage holds an important place in Paulo Coelho's literary canon. His first book, it not only paved the way for his phenomenal novel The Alchemist , but it also fully expresses his humanist philosophy and the depth of his unique search for meaning.

This fascinating parable explores the need to find one's own path, and in the end we discover that the extraordinary is always found in the ordinary and simple ways of everyday people. Part adventure story, part guide to self-discovery, this compelling tale delivers the perfect combination of enchantment and insight.”

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We look forward to seeing everyone Tuesday January 24th at 8:30 PM at “Sundown at Granada.” Please don't hesitate to reach out with any questions or suggestions you may have.

Read the Book, and Happy Holidays.
The Helping Friendly Book Club

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What is a Pilgrimage?

A pilgrimage is a ritual journey with a hallowed purpose. Every step along the way has meaning. The pilgrim knows that life giving challenges will emerge. A pilgrimage is not a vacation; it is a transformational journey during which significant change takes place. New insights are given. Deeper understanding is attained. New and old places in the heart are visited. Blessings are received and healing takes place. On return from the pilgrimage, life is seen with different eyes. Nothing will ever be quite the same again.