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The Monk Who Sold His Ferrari

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The Monk Who Sold His Ferrari
AuthorRobin Sharma
Publication date
April 21, 1999
Publication placeCanada
Pages198 pages

The Monk Who Sold His Ferrari is a self-help book by Robin Sharma, a writer and motivational speaker. The book is a business fable derived from Sharma's personal experiences after leaving his career as a litigation lawyer at the age of 25.



The Monk Who Sold His Ferrari was published in 1999 by Harper Collins Publishers, and has sold more than three million copies as of 2013.[1]



The book develops around two characters, Julian Mantle and his best friend John, in the form of conversation. Julian narrates his spiritual experiences during a Himalayan journey which he undertook after selling his holiday home and red Ferrari.


  1. ^ Sharma, Robin S. (2006). The Monk Who Sold His Ferrari : A Fable About Fulfilling Your Dreams And Reaching Your Destiny. Mumbai, Agartha road, India: Jaico Pub. House. p. 1. ISBN 9788179921623.