By the River Piedra I Sat Down and Wept: A Novel of Forgiveness (Paperback)
From Paulo Coelho, author of the international bestseller The Alchemist, comes a poignant, richly poetic story that reflects the depth of love and life.
Rarely does adolescent love reach its full potential, but what happens when two young lovers reunite after eleven years? Time has transformed Pilar into a strong and independent woman, while her devoted childhood friend has grown into a handsome and charismatic spiritual leader. She has learned well how to bury her feelings . . . and he has turned to religion as a refuge from his raging inner conflicts.
Now they are together once again, embarking on a journey fraught with difficulties, as long-buried demons of blame and resentment resurface after more than a decade. But in a small village in the French Pyrenees, by the waters of the River Piedra, a most special relationship will be reexamined in the dazzling light of some of life's biggest questions.
About the Author
Paulo Coelho, born in Rio de Janeiro in 1947, is one of the bestselling and most influential authors in the world. "The Alchemist, The Pilgrimage, The Valkyries, Brida, Veronika Decides to Die, Eleven Minutes, The Zahir, The Witch of Portobello, " and "The Winner Stands Alone, "among others, have sold 115 million copies in more than 160 countries.
Paulo Coelho naciO en Brasil en 1947 y es uno de los autores con mAs influencia de hoy dIa. Conocido mundialmente por el bestseller internacional El Alquimista, Coelho ha vendido mAs de 100 millones de libros en todo el mundo, los cuales han sido traducidos a 68 idiomas y publicados en 150 paIses. Paulo Coelho escribe una columna semanal que se publica en los periOdicos mAs importantes del mundo.