The Prophet

Author: Kahlil Gibran
Homepage_9780434290819

Stock information

General Fields

  • : $35.00(AUD)
  • : 9780434290819
  • : penguin random house
  • : William Heinemann Ltd
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  • : September 1993
  • : 172mm X 133mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : 35.0
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  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Kahlil Gibran
  • : Hardback
  • : Gift edition
  • : 128
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Barcode 9780434290819
9780434290819

Description

First published in the 1920s, this book attempts to provide the reader with a guide to living. Gibran lets his protagonist, called simply the prophet, deliver homilies on a variety of topics central to daily life: love marriage and children, work and play, possessions, beauty, truth, joy and sorrow and death.

Promotion info

Hailed as the Bible of the twentieth century, The Prophet is the iconic religious book in the modern world. This perennial bestseller made Gibran the third bestselling poet in the world after William Shakespeare and Lao-Tzu, the Chinese philosopher and founder of the religious lifestyle Taoism. It has been translated into more than fifty languages and sells over 5000 copies a week worldwide.