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By Paulo Coelho

Hardly ever does adolescent love succeed in its complete strength, yet what occurs while younger enthusiasts reunite after 11 years? Time has reworked Pilar right into a robust and self reliant lady, whereas her committed adolescence good friend has grown right into a good-looking and charismatic religious chief. She has discovered good find out how to bury her emotions . . . and he has grew to become to faith as a safe haven from his raging internal conflicts.

Now they're jointly once more, embarking on a trip fraught with problems, as long-buried demons of blame and resentment resurface after greater than a decade. yet in a small village within the French Pyrenees, through the waters of the River Piedra, a such a lot exact dating should be reexamined within the magnificent gentle of a few of life's greatest questions.

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33 The other important change was that the patrols were much smaller. We saw two, both on foot, one with three soldiers, one with four. We couldn’t figure out any reason for this. Maybe they were confident that they now had this part of the country under control, although it hadn’t been that long since we’d blown up the Heron Bridge. Maybe they needed soldiers so desperately in other areas that they’d been forced to cut numbers around Wirrawee. And although it sounds like small patrols would be better for us, it actually made things more difficult.

The mistake I’d made was to go to the mint patch on my own. It was the first time I’d been alone since shooting the soldier in Buttercup Lane. It was as though as soon as I strayed away from my friends the sky filled with this terrible thing. I crouched there for a couple of minutes. The hair on the back of my neck was prickling and I could no longer smell the mint, although my face was buried in it. After a while I heard Homer calling for me, and then I heard his heavy footsteps and his body brushing through the 48 overgrown wallflowers.

The mistake I’d made was to go to the mint patch on my own. It was the first time I’d been alone since shooting the soldier in Buttercup Lane. It was as though as soon as I strayed away from my friends the sky filled with this terrible thing. I crouched there for a couple of minutes. The hair on the back of my neck was prickling and I could no longer smell the mint, although my face was buried in it. After a while I heard Homer calling for me, and then I heard his heavy footsteps and his body brushing through the 48 overgrown wallflowers.

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