The Pilgrimage - Chapter 15, El Cebrero Summary & Analysis

Paulo Coelho
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Chapter 15, El Cebrero Summary

In Villafranca del Bierzo Paulo is approached by a young girl of about eight years old. The girl asks if Paulo is a pilgrim and offers to take him to the Gates of Forgiveness. Paulo tries to pay the girl to go away, but she refuses the money. Paulo considers that maybe this girl has been sent to lead him to his sword and agrees to follow her.

At the top of the mountain Paulo realizes that the young child is simply excited to share the history of her hometown. As Paulo walks through the streets of the village once again he is met by a man named Angel. Angel offers to lead Paulo to the Church of Saint Joseph the Carpenter. However, the encounter turns out no differently than the detour with the young girl. Later that evening...

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