"The Alchemist" audiobook available for free in the iTunes Store

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  1. johannes

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    Paulo Coelho's best-selling work, "The Alchemist", is now available for free download in the iTunes Store (under audiobooks). It shall be free until July 14 only.

    It's 4 hours 17 minutes long and narrated by actor Jeremy Irons.

    At least it's a freebie worth downloading, hehehe... Happy listening, folks. :)
     
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    i have downloaded this as well, can anyone confirm if this is indeed the entire book?
     
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    Haha! I downloaded it as soon as I saw it. :D great book daw?
     
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    I skimmed through the audiobook and so far, based on what I remember, I can say it's indeed the entire book.

    There's also a preview of his other book "Brida" at the end.
     
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    Do I need to have an active iTunes account? I can't sign up because I don't have a credit card.
     
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    Downloading right now. I doubt if the whole book can fit in 58 MB though. Maybe this is just a few chapters? I'll confirm afterwards.
     
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    thank you sooo much for the heads up! :) i love this book and it is indeed a great freebie!
     
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    its the whole book...
     
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    thanks for the heads up,
    a free audiobook worth US$20.00

    actually it is this book that got me started on Paulo Coelho books,
    for anyone who have not read any of his book,
    download this and start dreaming...
     
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    It says "Unabridged". So, it's the entire book. No parts have been omitted.
     
  11. balian67

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    Thanks for the info..
     
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    i think you need an iTunes store account for this. bummer! :(
     
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    I downloaded it. I'll listen to it this week. I've read the book but I forgot parts of it already.
     
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    If you're a .mac user, use your email address to create an account.
     
  15. coolpix32

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    i have a trial .mac account. will this suffice? i've tried but i still can't download.
     
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    I used my .mac, but it needs credit card info and I don't have one! =(
     
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    Any gud samaritans here :) that can lend his or her itunes account for just a moment ? So that I can download this great book. Please :)
     
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    Nakita ko lang din kanina to, how cool is that haha...pero nabasa ko na sya before. Still worth downloading!!!
     
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    nasimulan ko na yung book pero hindi ko pa natatapos... audiobook na lang yung tatapusing ko :)
     
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    My First Post:

    How to get an account at US itunes store.

    1) launch iTunes, go to the store.
    2) Log out of any user logged on.
    3) redeem code from this site http://www.tunecore.com/freealbum
    4) Enter the code on redeem link on upper right side of itunes store. "QUICK LINKS"
    5) click the House/Home icon, then click 'Sign In', then click 'Create New Account'.
    6) Agree to the contract, fill in the details, for the address, just enter any US address, make it up, i recommend state as CA and zip as 90210, city as Beverly Hills. :)
    7) Enjoy your iTunes Account [​IMG] (Album Art galore, Hi-res Trailers and Lots of free stuff every week)

    already made 3 accounts for a friend using this trick ;)
     
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