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Kahlil Gibran (1883–1931)

Author of The Prophet

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The Prophet 11,745 copies, 144 reviews
A Tear and a Smile 599 copies, 2 reviews
Jesus the Son of Man 584 copies, 11 reviews
The Broken Wings 482 copies, 6 reviews
Sand and Foam 466 copies, 6 reviews
The Garden of the Prophet 360 copies, 5 reviews
Spirits Rebellious 330 copies, 2 reviews
The Voice of the Master 322 copies, 5 reviews
The Secrets of the Heart 302 copies, 1 review
Thoughts and Meditations 283 copies, 1 review
A Treasury of Kahlil Gibran 267 copies, 1 review
Kahlil Gibran: A Self-Portrait 196 copies, 3 reviews
Mirrors of the Soul 192 copies, 1 review
The Procession 169 copies, 3 reviews
The Earth Gods 98 copies, 1 review
Prose Poems 88 copies
The Eye of the Prophet 61 copies, 1 review
Love Letters 59 copies, 2 reviews
Treasury of Wisdom 22 copies, 2 reviews
Mestarin sanoja 17 copies
Spiegels van de ziel 14 copies, 1 review
Visions of the Prophet 13 copies, 1 review
Masterpieces 12 copies
Obra selecta 11 copies
Ajan virta 8 copies
Twenty drawings 8 copies, 1 review
La procesión 6 copies, 1 review
Mon Liban 6 copies, 1 review
Arena y espuma 6 copies, 1 review
Awakened Soul 4 copies
Obra selecta 3 copies
Il cieco 3 copies, 1 review
El precursor 3 copies
Le livre des processions 3 copies, 1 review
Obras completas. Tomo 2 3 copies, 1 review
MAXIMAS ESPIRITUALES 2 copies, 1 review
La tempestad 2 copies
El foll 2 copies
El Rodamón 2 copies
Gibran 2 copies
Orages 2 copies
Murtud tiivad 2 copies
Gezgin 2 copies
De mi patria 2 copies
Paroles 2 copies, 1 review
Antología Esencial 2 copies, 1 review
Parábolas 2 copies
Valomeri 2 copies
Temporais 2 copies
al-Nabi 2 copies, 2 reviews
Plukitaĵoj 2 copies
Porqué amo la soledad 1 copy, 1 review
Attarief 1 copy
[No title] 1 copy
Earth Gods 1 copy
Firtinalar 1 copy
DELI 1 copy
La Voz del Profeta 1 copy, 1 review
Pensées et méditations 1 copy, 1 review
Khalil, l'hérétique 1 copy, 1 review
Un trésor spirituel 1 copy, 1 review
Spiegel der Seele (Author) 1 copy
De optocht 1 copy
PRANASAS 1 copy
Sang Nabi 1 copy
El Errante 1 copy
Ermiş 1 copy
Profeti 1 copy, 1 review
Pravietis 1 copy

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Khalil Gibran (full Arabic name Gibran Khalil Gibran, sometimes spelled Kahlil;[a] Arabic: جبران خليل جبران‎ / ALA-LC: Jubrān Khalīl Jubrān or Jibrān Khalīl Jibrān) was a Lebanese-American artist, poet, and writer.

Born in the town of Bsharri in the north of modern-day Lebanon (then part of Ottoman Mount Lebanon), as a young man he immigrated with his family to the United States, where he studied art and began his literary career, writing in both English and Arabic. In the Arab world, Gibran is regarded as a literary and political rebel. His romantic style was at the heart of a renaissance in modern Arabic literature, especially prose poetry, breaking away from the classical school. In Lebanon, he is still celebrated as a literary hero.

He is chiefly known in the English-speaking world for his 1923 book The Prophet, an early example of inspirational fiction including a series of philosophical essays written in poetic English prose. The book sold well despite a cool critical reception, gaining popularity in the 1930s and again especially in the 1960s counterculture.
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