The Winner Stands AloneBook - 2009
A tale spanning twenty-four hours at the Cannes Film Festival follows the experiences of a successful and driven Russian entrepreneur who resorts to increasingly violent lengths to reclaim a lost love amidst the glitz and glamour of the festival's activities.
“[Coelho’s] special talent seems to be his ability to speak to everyone at once. The kind of spirituality he espouses is to all comers. . . . His readers often say that they see their own lives in his own books.”
From the bestselling author of The Alchemist, Paulo Coelho, comes an absorbing new novel that holds a mirror up to our culture’s obsession with fame, glamour, and celebrity.