By the River Piedra I Sat Down and Wept Characters

Paulo Coelho
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Pilar

Pilar is the main character of the book. At first, she is a very closed-off person, who is obsessed with planning and trying to find love. She wants to marry a good man, have children, live in a nice house and have a good, stable life. She was born and raised in a small conservative town in Spain called Soria. She is a timid person, scared to branch out and learn new things because she fears change and rejection. She has strayed from the conservative Catholic life a few times by sleeping with other men before marriage, and has been hurt by them all. Because of this, she feels as though she is doomed in love, and thinks all relationships will end up the same. This adds to her fear of change. When she revisits with her friend from childhood, she learns to let herself go and trust...

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