The Prophet - Kahlil Gibran (Full Version)

The Prophet - Kahlil Gibran (Full Version)

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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

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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, 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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940012180483
Publisher:
Sunrise Publishing
Publication date:
03/06/2011
Series:
Sunrise Master Works , #3
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Sales rank:
91,142
File size:
59 KB

Meet the Author

Khalil Gibran (born Gubran Khalil Gubran[1]; Arabic جبران خليل جبران , January 6, 1883 – April 10, 1931) also known as Kahlil Gibran,[2] was a Lebanese American artist, poet, and writer. Born in the town of Bsharri in modern-day Lebanon (then part of the Ottoman Mount Lebanon mutasarrifate), as a young man he emigrated with his family to the United States where he studied art and began his literary career. He is chiefly known in the English speaking world for his 1923 book The Prophet, an early example of inspirational fiction including a series of philosophical essays written in poetic English prose. The book sold well despite a cool critical reception, and became extremely popular in the 1960s counterculture. Gibran is the third best-selling poet of all time, behind Shakespeare and Lao-Tzu.

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The Prophet - Kahlil Gibran (Full Version) 4.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 11 reviews.
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This is a very inspirational book for everyone, regardless of personal religious beliefs.
MAbraham16 More than 1 year ago
Kahlil Gibran's "The Prophet" contains many of his famous passages that are often quoted, and still is meaningful in the 21st century.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Such a great read and lesson on life. The way Gibran writes, puts you on the shore of the coast and has you feeling like you were right there. Awesome!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Its a beautiful set of poems and short tales for everyday life. I still refer to ever so often.
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