The Prophet

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Kahlil Gibran’s The Prophet is considered one of the greatest classics of our time. The collection of twenty-six beautiful and intriguing essays cover a comprehensive variety of subjects including:
 
  • Love and relationships
  • Family and marriage
  • Crime and punishment
  • Joy and sorrow
  • Freedom
  • Pleasure
  • Religion and prayer
  • And many, many more!

 

These poetic essays delve into the workings and passions of the human mind, exploring what makes us human and what controls our most basic instincts of the mind and deepest impulses of the heart.

For the past century, the lines and verses from these captivating essays have inspired musicians, politicians, and influential figures from across the globe, including The Beatles, Ronald Reagan, and Indira Gandhi. Audiences of all beliefs and mindsets can find pleasure and inspiration from the dogma-free essay collection. With the original text and illustrations by Gibran himself, let yourself be inspired by the new edition of The Prophet.

 

 
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About the author

Kahlil Gibran was an influential author from the early twentieth century. After studying in Arabic in Beirut and in art in Paris, Gibran devoted his life to writing literary essays and short stories, in both Arabic and English, and painting. His often-romantic works were themed around love, death, and nature, with inspirations from Friedrich Nietzsche, William Blake and the Bible. Some of his (English) works include The Madman (1918), The Forerunner (1920), and The Prophet (1923).
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Publisher
Simon and Schuster
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Published on
Feb 5, 2019
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Pages
88
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ISBN
9781949846010
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Language
English
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Genres
Fiction / Classics
Fiction / Short Stories (single author)
Poetry / Middle Eastern
Poetry / Subjects & Themes / Death, Grief, Loss
Poetry / Subjects & Themes / General
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