The Prophet (Hardcover)
This deluxe hardback edition presents Gibran's poetic masterpiece The Prophet, featuring gilded page edges, beautiful black and white illustrations and a foil-embossed cover design.The Prophet is a concise but deeply profound prose poem set in the city of Orphalese. Before leaving on a journey to his homeland, the prophet Almustafa imparts words of wisdom to the crowds, touching on occasions of birth, marriage, death and all of life's other milestones.
An international bestseller, it has furnished individuals the world over with words of joy or consolation. Introduced by John Baldock, this beautiful Wibalin-bound edition makes a wonderful gift for anyone seeking insight and reflection on life's simple truths. ABOUT THE SERIES: Arcturus Ornate Classics are beautifully bound, pocket-sized gift editions of iconic literary works from across history, featuring gilded page-edges, deluxe ivory paper and custom endpapers.
Kahlil Gibran (1887-1931) was a Lebanese-American poet, writer and artist. He is hailed as a leading figure of Arabic literary modernism whose work also saw souring popularity during the American New Age movement of the 1960s. His notable works include The Prophet, The Madman and Broken Wings which continue to inspire people today.