The Devil and Miss Prym: A Novel of Temptation (Paperback)

A Novel of Temptation

By Paulo Coelho

Harper Perennial, 9780060528003, 205pp.

Publication Date: May 1, 2007



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.

Praise For The Devil and Miss Prym: A Novel of Temptation

“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