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Questions about the novel 'The Alchemist' (Portuguese: 'O Alquimista', 1988) by Paulo Coelho. Use with the tags [paulo-coelho] and [portuguese-literature].

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What is the meaning of "I was living my own metaphor"?

I just started reading the book The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho. In the foreword, the author is talking about how no one was buying his book. He writes, But I never lost faith in the book or ever ...