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The Definitive Kahlil Gibran

by KAHLIL GIBRAN

  • Category Anthology
  • Format Paperack
  • Imprint Rupa
  • Price 395
  1. ISBN: 978-81-291-4026-5
  2. Pages: 632 pages
  3. Date: May 2016

ABOUT THIS BOOK

Regarded as a literary and political rebel, Kahlil Gibran’s work—essays, stories, parables, prose and poems—has touched the hearts of millions. He wrote about love, marriage, friendship, pleasure, sorrow, crime, work and law in a simple, spiritual manner and has influenced people all over the world with his wisdom for decades.

This collection includes some of his most famous works like, The Prophet, a series of philosophical essays which has long attained cult status; The Madman, where Gibran talks about madness; A Tear and a Smile, which discusses why joy and sadness are required in equal measures in one’s life; and many more.

Encompassing the writings of one of the most profound and influential authors of the twentieth century, The Definitive Kahlil Gibran provides relevant answers to all of life’s questions and opens a new and mystical world for readers to explore.

AUTHOR OF THE BOOK

Kahlil Gibran was born on 6 January 1883, in Bsharri, Lebanon. He immigrated with his parents to Boston in 1895, and later settled in New York City.

He was a poet, artist and a writer in the New York Pen Club. His initial works were written in Arabic, but then he decided to write in English. His works in Arabic were translated to English posthumously. Revered as the most influential writer of twentieth century, his works are deeply religious and mystical.

Gibran died in New York City on 10 April 1931.