Brazilian novelist urges fans to donate books to Balochistan

By: News Desk      Published: 02:53 PM, 18 Aug, 2020
Brazilian novelist urges fans to donate books to Balochistan

Paulo Coelho de Souza, a Brazilian lyricist and novelist, best known for his novel The Alchemist, has urged his fans and followers to donate books to Balochistan.

Taking to Twitter, the novelist shared a report of a local news channel of how reading rooms are being built in Balochistan Pakistan. 

"Send books to Balochistan, they’re building reading rooms," he wrote.

https://twitter.com/paulocoelho/status/1295410958018519040

Soon after his tweet, many Pakistani fans praised the novelist for his great move. 

Following are some of the reaction of people on twitter: 

Paulo Coelho is a Brazilian author. When Coelho was 38 years old, he had a spiritual awakening in Spain and wrote about it in his first book, The Pilgrimage. It was his second book, The Alchemist, which made him famous. He’s sold 35 million copies and now writes about one book every two years.