The Prophet
Poetry

The Prophet

Overview

Published in 1923, The Prophet has been translated into more than 50 languages and is a staple on international best-seller lists. Estimated to have sold tens of millions of copies, Kahlil Gibran's poesy is a timeless masterpiece.
An inspiring collection encompassing the philosophical and spiritual, The Prophet contains Gibran's musings in 26 prose poems delivered as sermons by a wise man called Al Mustapha. About to set sail for his homeland after 12 years in exile, he is asked by the people of the fictional island to share his wisdom on the quintessential questions of life: love, family, work and death.
With each poem bedecked with illustrations and providing a deeper insight into the human heart and mind, this beautiful work makes for a must read for anyone seeking enlightenment and inspiration.

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122 Pages | ISBN13 9780143448013
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Kahlil Gibran
Kahlil Gibran
Born in 1883 in Lebanon, Kahlil Gibran was a writer, artist and a poet whose most influential works till now remains The Prophet. Having studied art in Paris, Gibran also curated hundreds of paintings and drawings. In 1920, he co-founded a literary society, The Pen-bond Society (also known as Al Rabitat al Qualamiya) along with other poets of Arab and Lebanese origin. Gibran passed away in New York City on April 10, 1931.
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