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.