The Alchemist by Brazilian writer Paulo Coelho is the most popular book published in 1988, favorite book for millions of people worldwide. People are not afraid of dreaming in their youth, everything seems possible. As the time passes, mysterious power starts suggesting the idea that their wishes will not come true. "To realize one's destiny is a person's only real obligation…" – states Paulo Coelho. This novel with the elements of parable has become something of a cult book and it is able to change the life of the readers.