The Prophet : A New Annotated Edition Paperback
Originally published in 1923, The Prophet continues to inspire millions worldwide with its timeless words of love and mystical longing.
Writing with insight, hope, and a remarkable compassion for the human condition, Kahlil Gibran explores ideas of joy and sorrow, friendship, good and evil, pleasure, reason and passion, expressing humanity's yearning for a Unity of Being, only achieved through love.
Introduced and annotated throughout by world expert Suheil Bushrui, this revised and updated edition is a truly enlightening experience for anyone seeking solace and wisdom in the chaotic modern age.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 160 pages, black & white illustrations
- Publisher: Oneworld Publications
- Publication Date: 25/10/2012
- Category: Poetry by individual poets
- ISBN: 9781851689453
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Review by jthuro1
This collection of poems by Kahlil Gibran is an exceptional work of art. The Prophet gives a look at elements of every day life such as eating, love, and clothing with a focus on spirituality and mindfulness. Appropriate for any open minded person, The Prophet asks us to appreciate life's gifts and to look deeper into things. The Prophet would have us know our inner selves and, in turn, understand the outside world which is actually a part of ourselves too. This book is full of poems expressing love, insight, joy, sorrow, and compassion for the human condition. Gibran asks us to appreciate everything we have and takes a unique look at elements of life that many may take for granted.