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The Prophet is a book of 26 poetic essays written in English in 1923 by the Lebanese-American artist, philosopher and writer Khalil Gibran. In the book, the prophet Almustafa 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, ...
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Kahlil Gibran THE PROPHET

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Overview

The Prophet is a book of 26 poetic essays written in English in 1923 by the Lebanese-American artist, philosopher and writer Khalil Gibran. In the book, the prophet Almustafa 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, friendship, talking, time, good and evil, prayer, pleasure, beauty, religion, and death.
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940012216953
  • Publisher: Ryetown Classics
  • Publication date: 3/14/2011
  • Series: the prophet, #1
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 212,655
  • File size: 54 KB

Meet the Author

Kahlil Gibran (full name Gibran Kahlil Gibran bin Mikhael bin Saâd, (born January 6, 1883 in Bsharri, Lebanon; died April 10, 1931 in New York City, United States) was a Lebanese artist, poet, writer, philosopher and theologian. He was born in Lebanon (at the time part of Syria) and spent most of his life in the United States. He is the third bestselling poet in history after William Shakespeare and Lao Tse. Source: Wikipedeia
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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 3, 2012

    Precious advice for living with peace

    Love it

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  • Posted April 18, 2011

    Highly Recommended.... Don't miss out on this book!

    I've always loved reading "The Prophet" by Kihlil Gibran .... I've had my hardcover for years and often go to it.... Talk to us about children is a must read.... Now that it's on an ebook.... I can carry it around wherever I go on my Nookcolor.... If you've never read anything by Gibran, please get this book.

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