First published in the 1920s, this book attempts to provide the reader with a guide to living. Gibran lets his protagonist, called simply the prophet, deliver homilies on a variety of topics central to daily life: love marriage and children, work and play, possessions, beauty, truth, joy and sorrow and death.
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Poet, philosopher, and artist, Kahlil Gibran (1883 - 1931) was born in Lebanon.The millions of Arabic-speaking peoples familiar with his writings in that language consider him the genius of his age and he was a man whose fame and influence spread far beyond the country of his birth. His poetry has been translated into more than twenty languages and 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. The Prophet and Gibran's other books of poetry, illustrated with his mystical drawings, are known and loved by readers all over the world, who find in them an expression of the deepest impulses of man's heart and mind.About the Author:
Poet, philosopher and artist, Kahlil Gibran was born near Mount Lebanon. He is considered a genius of his age and his influence has spread far beyond the East. He died in New York in 1931.
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Book Description Penguin Audiobooks, London, 1994. Boxed Set. Book Condition: New. Read by Renu Setna (illustrator). First Thus. Unabridged . Box contains 2 double sided cassettes. Read by Renu Setna. Playing time 1.5 hours. New in unopened sealed box "Since it was published in 1923, The Prophet has never been out of print. The perennial classic has been translated into more than 50 languages ". Bookseller Inventory # 28470
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