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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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. There are also direct references to sadomasochism.

But before leaving, she decides to rekindle the dead sexual fire in Ralf and learns from him about the nature of Sacred Sex, coelno which is mingled with true love and which involves the giving up of one’s soul for the loved one. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. This page was last edited on 20 Augustat Works by Paulo Coelho. Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. Articles lacking sources from March All articles lacking sources Pages to import images to Wikidata Articles containing Portuguese-language text. Her world turns upside minutfn when she meets Ralf, a young Swiss painter, who sees her “inner light”.


Maria is now split between her sexual fantasies and true love for Ralf.

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Because she is running out of money, she accepts francs from an Arab man to spend the night with him. She tries to become a model but is unsuccessful. 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: 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 sexual experience. Views Read Edit View history.

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For the film, see 11 Minutes film. 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. Months pass and Maria psulo into a professionally groomed prostitute who not only relaxes her clients’ minds, but also calms their souls by talking to them about their problems.


Retrieved from ” https: Maria, a young girl from a remote village of Pailowhose first encounters with love leave her heartbroken, goes to seek her fortune in Switzerland. This article does not cite any sources.

coelbo She then decides to become a prostitute and ends up in a brothel on Rue de Bernethe heart of Geneva ‘s red-light district. This book explores the sacred nature of sex. March Learn how and when to remove this template message. Quickly she becomes quite successful and famous and her colleagues begin to envy her.