They are so very cultivated, so very rich and soo utterly charming. And at the end of each day, they all ask themselves: “Is it time I stopped?” And they all reply: “If I did, there would be no meaning to my life.” So thinks Igor Malev. And he knows it to be true. This ruthless, self-made man is massively wealthy, but bereft without the love of his life – Ewa. She left him for another. He loves her so totally, so far beyond passion, that he will do anything to get her back. He has tracked her to the glittering, jaded heart of the film and fashion world – Cannes International Film Festival. Over just 24 hours, in a town full of the unfulfilled, Igor takes a series of extreme, devastating steps to show some of Cannes’ empty vessels the root of their troubles. And to prove to Ewa that his love is as pure and powerful as ever…
Paulo Coelho (born 1947, Rio de Janeiro) a Brazilian lyricist and novelist. He is best known for his widely translated novel The Alchemist, which has become one of the best-selling books of history. Paulo Coelho attended a Jesuit school, and as a teenager he wanted to become a writer. He worked as a songwriter, actor, journalist, and theatre director before pursuing his writing career. His book the Alchemist, which tells the story of a shepherd searching a treasure and discovering the treasure found within, became first a Brazilian bestseller, later a world-wide phenomenon. Paulo Coelho has published over 30 books. He posts up to three times a week at his blog, and has million of fans on both Facebook and Twitter.
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