'Fifth Mountain', is by Paulo Coelho, the celebrated Brazilian author. It's translated into Malayalam by Rema Menon. The novel is based on the story of the Hebrew prophet Elijah. Coelho has added to the simple story of Elijah in the Bible and has given an interpretation. Coelho's additions include the sacking of Akbar by the Assyrians, Elijah's journey up the Fifth Mountain itself (the abode of Baal, The God of fertility and vegetation of Semitic peoples) and Elijah's falling in love with a widow, to whom God sent him. Ultimately, Elijah chosen his own way dictated by his own desired and will and achieves spiritual awareness and a very special relationship with God.