Editorial Reviews. About the Author. Paulo Coelho is considered one of the most influential authors of our times. His books have sold more than million. Eleven Minutes (Portuguese: Onze Minutos) is a novel by Brazilian novelist Paulo Coelho that recounts the experiences of a young Brazilian prostitute and. Results 1 – 30 of Elf Minuten by Paulo Coelho and a great selection of similar Used, New and Collectible Books available now at

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Maria, a young girl from a remote village of Brazilwhose first encounters with love leave her heartbroken, goes to seek her fortune in Switzerland.

She works for a time in a nightclub but soon becomes dissatisfied and after a heated discussion with her manager one night, she quits her job. Also, it depicts two types of prostitution: From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Retrieved from ” https: Because she is running out of money, she accepts francs from an Arab man to spend the night with him. Quickly she becomes quite successful and famous and her colleagues begin to envy her. Maria is now split between her sexual fantasies and true love for Ralf.


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Views Read Edit View history. Onze Minutos is a novel by Brazilian novelist Paulo Coelho that recounts the experiences of a young Brazilian prostitute and her journey to self-realisation through minutdn experience.

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For the film, see 11 Minutes film. Her world turns upside down when eof meets Ralf, a young Swiss painter, who sees her “inner light”.

coeho This article does not cite any sources. There she befriends Nyah who gives her advice on her “new profession” and after learning the tricks of the trade from Milan, the brothel owner, she enters the job with her body and mind shutting all doors for love and keeps her heart open only for her diary.

But before leaving, she decides to rekindle the dead sexual fire in Ralf and learns from him about the nature of Sacred Sex, sex which is mingled with true love and which involves the giving up of one’s soul for the loved one. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed.


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This book explores the sacred nature of sex. She then minkten to become a prostitute and ends up in a brothel on Rue de Bernethe heart of Geneva ‘s red-light district. Months pass and Maria grows into a professionally groomed prostitute who not voelho relaxes her clients’ minds, but also calms their souls by talking to them about their problems.

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Works by Paulo Coelho. She tries to become a model but is unsuccessful. Eventually she decides that it is time for her to leave Geneva with her memory of Ralf, because she realizes that they are worlds apart.