"This book is an English version of O Alquimista, the Portuguese original edition, published in Brazil by Editora Rocco Ltd. (Rio de Janeiro). Copyright 1988 by Paulo Coelho. Previous paperback editions were published in 1994 and 1998 by HarperOne, a division of HarperCollins Publishers. A HarperFlamingo edition was published in 1998. A previous HarperPerennial paperback edition was published in 1998 ... English version copyright 1993 by Paulo Coelho and Alan R. Clarke. Updated introduction copyright 2014 by HarperCollins Publishers"--Title page verso.