The Prophet (Kahlil Gibran)
Penguin Books Ltd: An inspirational, allegorical guide to living. ‘The Prophet’ is the most famous work of religious fiction in the twentieth century and had sold millions of copies in more than twenty languages. Gibran has his protagonist, called Simply the prophet, deliver spiritual, yet practical homilies on a wide variety of topics central to daily life: love; marriage and children; work and play; possessions; beauty; truth; joy and sorrow; death and many more.
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.