Eleven Minutes is the story of a young girl named Maria who leaves her Brazilian home to go to Geneva, Switzerland, in hopes of great adventure and great love. Her situation does not prove to be what she had hoped and she pursues a career in prostitution in order to make money quickly in order to return home. During her time in Switzerland, Maria experiences pain, pleasure, and love and must decide the correct path for her life.
Maria is a young girl whose goal is to get married and have kids. Her culture does influence her views.Since she is from a small town, her views are conservative. However, when she experiences bad luck she must compromise her values .
Good read for hopeless romantics, wanderers, Paulo Coelho fans