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The story comprises of Pilar, who is a beautiful village girl, but wants her life to be fulfilled with her old childhood friend whom she loves since the beginning. The things take an unusual turn when her love calls her to Madrid.By Paulo Coelho, author of the bestselling The Alchemist, comes a richly narrative that reflects the depth of life and love. When two lovers reunite after twenty five years does enjoy that is teenager reach its entire capacity, but what occurs? Pilar has been changed by time to a independent and strong woman, while her childhood friend that was loyal has become a handsome and charismatic leader. She's learned well how to bury her feelings... and he's turned into religion as a sanctuary from his ferocious internal conflicts. Now they're together focusing on a journey fraught with issues, as demons of resentment and blame resurface following over a decade. But at a village in the Pyrenees, from the waters of the River Piedra, a special relationship is going to be reexamined from the light of a number of the most important questions of life.
What makes this book stand out?
A good read depicting the story of two lovers whose love doesn’t fade away with time.
Read it for
For amusing incidents that take place between her and her lover, a journey which would reunite them, helping them understand different social values.
Don't read it for
Involves social issues and knowledge about Roman Catholicism.