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Reviewed by Mamta Madhavan for Readers' Favorite
Anastasia (Volume 1 of The Ringing Cedars Of Russia Series) by Vladimir Megre is the inspiring story of the author who goes to Siberia on a trading assignment. He meets Anastasia, who becomes his friend. She shares everything about her life with him. She indirectly influences his thinking deeply. The story progresses after the author decides to leave his trade and former life. He goes to Moscow to pen a book on universal ideas and thoughts, which were shared with him during his moments with Anastasia.
It's a stunning story that will touch your heart. Russia as the backdrop is an added attraction. The book is honest and the experiences of the author and how he met Anastasia has its own charm. A spiritual vein runs through the story, making the book uplifting and heart-rending. A lot of soul searching can be done once you finish reading the story.
The reference to the Ringing Cedars is exquisite. It is such a novel concept which adds to the spiritual angle of the story. The author has crafted a story which makes the seeking and understanding of God so beautiful. It's powerful and the healing powers of the Ringing Cedar Tree added subtly to the power of God.
I am eagerly waiting to read the next book because I am curious to know where the author will take us. Apart from the very visual imagery, the writer's transformation from the commercial to the spiritual is inspiring to any reader seeking God.