Eleven Minutes

  • by Paulo Coelho
  • Narrated by Emilia Fox, Derek Jacoby
  • 6 hrs and 13 mins
  • Abridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

A chance meeting in Rio takes Maria to Geneva, where she dreams of finding fame and fortune, yet ends up working the streets as a prostitute. In Geneva, Maria drifts further and further away from love while at the same time developing a fascination with sex. Eventually, Maria's despairing view of love is put to the test when she meets a handsome young painter. In this odyssey of self-discovery, Maria has to choose between pursuing a path of darkness, 'sexual pleasure for its own sake', or risking everything to find her own 'inner light' and the possibility of sacred sex, sex in the context of love. A daring modern fable about the nature of love and sex.

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so true

love is the answer to all questions
Excellent narrations. Enjoyed every line especially love making description.
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- Lariza

Beautiful Story & A Good Example Of Determination

What made the experience of listening to Eleven Minutes the most enjoyable?

This is my second book by Paulo Coelho and it can only be discribe with one word PERFECT. Great story line, good examples of using the natural laws of the universe, just PERFECT.


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- Apollo Butler

Book Details

  • Release Date: 01-15-2009
  • Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Limited