The Prophet – Kahlil Gibran – 1923 – 40 – English

Title: The Prophet

Author: Kahlil Gibran

Original language: English

Translation(s): 40 languages

Context: The Prophet (1923) is a translated novel and one of the most loved classics in literature by Kahlil Gibran. The Prophet is a collection of spiritual, philosophical and inspirational poetic essays.

Synopsis: The poetic reflections of Khalil Gibran are periods of reflections and thoughts which have been segregated into 28 chapters covering a number of sprawling topics including work, love, marriage, children, sorrow, joy, drinking, eating, giving, talking, selling and purchasing, clothes, punishment, housing, crime, passion, reasoning, freedom, laws, self-knowledge, evil, good, friendship, teaching, religion, beauty, pleasure, prayer, pain and death.

Deep perception into the motives and spurs of the human mind and heart are revealed in each of the poetic essays. The Prophet has been described as a vibrant and cadenced collection of words that brings the majestic rhythm of Ecclesiastes to the ears of the reader. The collection of essays contains twelve full-page drawings by the author. For anyone in search of inspiration and enlightenment, The Prophet proves to be an incredible gift for sure.

Other works by the Author:

1908 – Spirits Rebellious

1912 – Broken Wings

1914 – A tear and smile

1918 – The Madman

1923 – Al-Bada’i’ waal-Tara’if

1926 – Sand and foam

1928 – Jesus, The Son of Man

1931 – The Earth Gods

1932 – The Wanderer

1933 – The Garden of the Prophet

1947 – Treasured Writings of Kahlil Gibran

1958 – The Voice of the Master

1960 – Thoughts and Meditations

1962 – The Wisdom of Kahlil Gibran

1962 – Spiritual Sayings of Kahlil Gibran

1965 – Mirrors of the Soul

1972 – Between Night and Morn

1972 – Cartas de amor do Profeta

1973 – Wings of Thought

1990 – The Kahlil Gibran Reader: Inspirational Writings

1997 – The Procession

1999 – Selected Works of Kahlil Gibran

2007 – Gibran’s Little Book of Love