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The Prophet (1923)
Amazon.com Amazon.com Review (ISBN 0394404289, Hardcover)In a distant, timeless place, a mysterious prophet walks the sands. At the moment of his departure, he wishes to offer the people gifts but possesses nothing. The people gather round, each asks a question of the heart, and the man's wisdom is his gift. It is Gibran's gift to us, as well, for Gibran's prophet is rivaled in his wisdom only by the founders of the world's great religions. On the most basic topics--marriage, children, friendship, work, pleasure--his words have a power and lucidity that in another era would surely have provoked the description "divinely inspired." Free of dogma, free of power structures and metaphysics, consider these poetic, moving aphorisms a 20th-century supplement to all sacred traditions--as millions of other readers already have. --Brian Bruya
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Contains the text of "The Prophet, a book composed of 26 po etic essays.
Eleven editions of this book were published by Audible.com.
Three editions of this book were published by Penguin Australia.
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