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"Originally published in 1923, The Prophet is Lebanese-American writer, poet, visual artist and philosopher Kahlil Gibranâ€™s best-known work. Comprising 26 poetic essays, on love, beauty, passion, family and death, amongst other meaningful things, accompanied with illustrations by Gibran, The Prophet acquired a cult status upon its publication in America and continues to inspire generations worldwide.
This poetic and mystical masterpiece by Gibran is one of the best-selling and most widely translated books in the world. The Prophet is truly an evergreen classic."
About Kahlil Gibran
KAHLIL GIBRAN was born on 6 January 1883. In his oeuvre of more
than 700 sketches and paintings, some of the most significant portraits
are of his friends, Auguste René Rodin, W.B. Yeats, and Carl Jung.
The publication of Gibran’s 1923 masterpiece, The Prophet, a collection
of 26 poetic essays, was considered a watershed in the 1960s. Ever
since, The Prophet has been translated into more than 40 languages. His
writings have had a profound influence on musicians like Elvis Presley,
John Lennon, and David Bowie.
He died in New York on 10 April 1931. He was 48.
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