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The Prophet - by Kahlil Gibran (Hardcover)

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Number of Pages: 128

Genre: Poetry

Sub-Genre: Subjects & Themes

Format: Hardcover

Publisher: Ixia Press

Age Range: Adult

Book theme: Inspirational & Religious

Author: Kahlil Gibran

Language: English

Street Date: February 13, 2019
TCIN: 77692796
UPC: 9780486826707
Item Number (DPCI): 247-43-6362
Origin: Made in the USA or Imported

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About the Book



"A masterpiece." -- Independent. Twenty-six fables, beautifully rendered in prose poetry, express timeless wisdom on the subjects of love, marriage, faith, birth, friendship, loss, sorrow, and the joys of daily life.



Book Synopsis



"A masterpiece." -- Independent"And let today embrace the past with remembrance and the future with longing."
The prophet Almustafa is leaving the city of Orphalese to return to his native island. The citizens, distraught at his departure, gather for the prophet's farewell address, in which he speaks great truths related to love, marriage, faith, birth, friendship, loss, sorrow, and many other aspects of daily life.
Originally published in 1923, this perennial bestseller is nothing less than a book about the human condition. Its 26 fables, beautifully rendered in prose poetry, express timeless wisdom that has enlightened countless readers, who have drawn comfort and hope from the message of our shared humanity. This lovely keepsake volume features the original edition's 12 full-page illustrations by author Kalhil Gibran.



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"A masterpiece." -- Independent



About the Author



The Lebanese-American artist, poet, and author Kahlil Gibran (1883-1931) combined beauty and spirituality in philosophy, and his writings remain a staple of wedding and graduation rituals. His first and best-known work, The Prophet, achieved a lasting popularity in the 1960s as a countercultural guide; available in 40 languages, it has never gone out of print.
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