This novel is written by a well known and artistic writer, Paulo Coelho. Paulo Coelho was born in Brazil in August 1947. He writes many books, and most of them are so popular around the world that they could hardly get any competition.
His books have been published in many languages around the world and people love reading his book, and are always waiting for something new to come up from his side. He is popular, loved and an epic writer, whose most books are focused on the divinity and spiritual being, and the readers feel so good and refreshing after reading his books.
Something more, something bigger than everything around her
By The River Piedra I sat down and Wept is one of the best pieces of writing of Paulo Coelho’s book. This has been translated in many languages and is greatly appreciated and loved by the readers. This is kind of a book which take the readers to a spiritual journey in such a beautiful way that they don’t even feel how and when it started.
This story is about a girl Pilar who is living and spending her monotonous routine of University and is fed up of her life, and daily schedule. She wants to have something more, something bigger than everything around her, and something which would give her a meaning, a purposeful life. Then out of nowhere she finds her childhood friend, who has become a mentor, a spiritual teacher and she feels like he is the one who could turn the whole events of her monotonous life into something meaningful and daring.
She set off on a sacred journey with him, and then they unfold many mystical events together, which amazed the girl, and gives her what she always wanted to a have, a purpose and an unusual life.
A mixture of love, and events of meditations and practices
In short, this book is a mixture of love, and events of meditations and practices, which leads to many deeper things like love while focusing on the ideology about women.
This book especially focuses on the divine and sacred nature of women. This is a book which unfolds many twists and with the magic of its words, it keep the readers bound to it till the end, and leave its marks on their hearts forever.
The name of the book, “By the River Piedra, I sat down and wept” is enough appealing to attract the readers and to make them start reading it. And obviously when they start it, they couldn’t stop until the very end. This is not a very long or lengthy book, but a short book, with a heavy and very deep story inside. This contains a whole world inside a little book, with the magic of its bewitching words and beautiful story.
The spiritual world, in a very beautiful and appealing way
I have read this incredible book personally, and this book is a memory of my teenage. It gave me too much insight into the life and exposure to the spiritual world, in a very beautiful and appealing way. This book worth reading and I guess every book reader should read it once in their lifetimes.