By the River Piedra I Sat Down and Wept by Paulo Coelho. First UK edition. Third impression. (2000). Medium format hardback in near fine condition. Signed by Paulo Coelho to title page. There are slight soft bumps to corners of front cover. Some wear to dust jacket, now in removable protective sleeve. Please see pictures. PayPal accepted, any questions please get in touch.
About By the River Piedra I Sat Down and Wept
The story of an independent young woman whose life is changed forever by a chance encounter with a childhood friend. A magical blend of compelling action, exotic locations and intriguing characters, told with Paulo’s characteristic power and insight.
Pilar is an independent and practical young woman who is feeling bored and frustrated by the daily grind of her university life. Looking for a deeper meaning to her existence, she happens to meet an old childhood friend, now a handsome, mesmerizing spiritual teacher – and a rumoured miracle worker. As he leads her on a magical journey through the French Pyrenees, Pilar begins to realize that this chance encounter is going to transform her life forever.
With Paulo’s trademark blend of mysticism, magical realism and folklore. Pilar’s story is a poignant and deeply inspiring tale.
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