AlepheBook - 2011
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In a frank and surprising personal story, one of the world's most beloved authors embarks on a remarkable and transformative journey of self discovery. Facing a grave crisis of faith, and seeking a path of spiritual renewal and growth, he decides to start over: to travel, to experiment, to reconn... Read More »
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Feeling stagnant and disconnected from his spiritual life, Paulo embarks on a journey across the Trans Siberian Railway to rediscover his path. Upon his journey he meets Hilal, a young Russian violin prodigy who knows in her heart that she is connected to Paulo when she reads about the lighting of the sacred fire. She also discover her path as the two learn about their connection to each other and God. Yao, Paulo's translator is a wonderful secondary character through whom the reader is reminded of many of the enlightening insights.