The novel initially published in the year 1988. The novel was originally written in the Portuguese language. Apart from this, the novel was also published in more than 67 languages in the following years. The Alchemist essay is a thematic analysis conducted by Paulo Coelho, wherein, the author advises everyone to attain their dreams and should follow their heart. The theme of the essay also elaborated that in order to attain dreams and goals, every person should listen to their heart and live their life. Besides, the novel specifically highlighted about the entire journey of a young boy, belonging to the region of Andalusia. Later on, the journey of the main protagonist within the study portrayed by the author also relates to the journey of the life of every person.