THE PROPHET (Wisehouse Classics Edition)
Khalil Gibran – –
THE PROPHET is a book of 26 prose poetry essays written in English by the Lebanese artist, philosopher and writer Kahlil Gibran. It was originally published in 1923 by Alfred A. Knopf. It is Gibran’s best known work. The Prophet has been translated into over 40 different languages and has never been out of print.
The prophet, Almustafa, has lived in the foreign city of Orphalese for 12 years and is about to board a ship which will carry him home. He is stopped by a group of people, with whom he discusses topics such as 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.
Title: THE PROPHET (Wisehouse Classics Edition)
Author: Khalil Gibran – –
Translated by: –
Illustrated by: –
Imprint: Wisehouse Classics
Publication Date: 2015-12-09
Paperback Price: 4,01 – USD /3,29 – EUR /3,31 – GBP
Book Type: hardcover
Page Count: 46