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The Prophet by Kahlil Gibran
The Prophet is a book of 26 prose poetry fables written in English by the Lebanese - American poet and writer Kahlil Gibran. It is Gibran's best known work. The Prophet has been translated into over different languages , making it one of the most translated books in history,  and it has never been out of print. The prophet , Al Mustafa, has lived in the city of Orphalese for 12 years and is about to board a ship which will carry him home. He is stopped by a group of people, with whom he discusses topics such as life and the human condition. The book is divided into chapters dealing with love, marriage, children, giving, eating and drinking, work, joy and sorrow, houses, clothes, buying and selling, crime and punishment, laws, freedom, reason and passion, pain, self-knowledge, teaching, friendship, talking, time, good and evil, prayer, pleasure, beauty, religion, and death.
Written in by Lebanese artist, philosopher and writer Khalil Gibran the Prophet is a collection of 26 poetic essays covering all aspects of human experience. The book tells the story of the prophet Almustafa, who has lived abroad in the city of Orphalese for 12 years. Almustafa is about to board a ship which will take him home. Perhaps the voyage is a metaphor for physical death. Before leaving he is approached by a group of people, with whom he discusses matters relating to life and its meaning.
After receiving basic education in Lebanon, Gibran and his family emigrated to Boston in Returning to Lebanon in for further education at Beirut's Institute of Wisdom, Gibran became proficient in Arabic. He returned to Boston in and published his first works consisting of essays in al-Mujahir, an Arab-language newspaper. Gibran studied in Paris before settling in New York City in On his death, his remains were returned to Lebanon in accordance wih his wishes. All Rights Reserved eBooks-Library. General Reference.
1883 - 1931
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I put so much effort into making these ebooks, and would love to carry on offering them for free. However, the site really can't survive without your help. The Prophet is a book of 26 prose poetry essays written in English by the Lebanese artist, philosopher and writer Kahlil Gibran. The prophet, Almustafa, has lived in the foreign city of Orphalese for 12 years and is about to board a ship which will carry him home. He is stopped by a group of people, with whom he discusses topics such as life and the human condition. ALMUSTAFA, the chosen and the beloved, who was a dawn unto his own day, had waited twelve years in the city of Orphalese for his ship that was to return and bear him back to the isle of his birth. And in the twelfth year, on the seventh day of Ielool, the month of reaping, he climbed the hill without the city walls and looked seaward; and he beheld his ship coming with the mist.