The Prophet

The Prophet

by Kahlil Gibran

Epub (Kobo), Epub (Adobe) Publication Date: 06/12/2019

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"The Prophet" is a book of 26 poetic essays written in English by the Lebanese artist, philosopher and writer Khalil Gibran. It was originally published in 1923 and it is Gibran's best known work. "The Prophet" has been translated into every major language. The prophet Al-Mustafa who has lived in the foreign city of Orphalese for 12 years is about to board a ship which will carry him home. He is stopped by a group of people, with whom he discusses many issues of life and the human condition. The book is divided into chapters dealing with love, marriage, children, giving, eating and drinking, work, joy and sorrow, houses, clothes, buying and selling, crime and punishment, laws, freedom, reason and passion, pain, self-knowledge, teaching, and more. "The Prophet" is perhaps the most beautiful series of poetically wise musings on love, family, work, death, and all the other things that matter most, which was ever written. Its author Kahlil Gibran is the third best-selling poet of all time, behind only Shakespeare and Lao-Tzu. This book has sold tens of millions of copies and is continuously on all the international bestseller lists. It has been translated into over 50 different languages and has never been out of print.

ISBN:
9789897784828
9789897784828
Category:
Religious & spiritual fiction
Format:
Epub (Kobo), Epub (Adobe)
Publication Date:
06-12-2019
Language:
English
Publisher:
Pandoras Box!
Kahlil Gibran

Poet, philosopher and artist, Kahlil Gibran was born in 1883 near Mount Lebanon, a region that has produced many prophets. His poetry has been translated into more than twenty languages. His drawings and paintings have been exhibited in the great capitals of the world and compared by Auguste Rodin to the work of William Blake. Kahlil Gibran died in 1931.

Poet, philosopher and artist, Kahlil Gibran was born near Mount Lebanon. The millions of Arabic-speaking peoples familiar with his writings in that language consider him the genius of his age, but his fame and influence spread far beyond the Near East. His poetry has been translated into more than twenty languages and his drawings and paintings have been exhibited all over the world.

His many works include The Prophet, his masterpiece of religious inspiration; The Garden of the Prophet; The Storm: Stories and Prose Poems; The Beloved: Reflections on the Path of the Heart; Jesus: The Son of Man; The Voice of Kahlil Gibran, an anthology of his writings; The Vision: Reflections on the Way of the Soul; and Spirit Brides. He was for many years the leader of a Lebanese literary circle in New York, where he died in 1931.

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