Prophet - Paperback
The Prophet (Penguin Modern Classics) by Kahlil Gibran is a set of 26 poems and essays, which portrays the life of a Prophet, Almustafa, who is aboard a ship home. The entire work is a fiction, with a strong intent to inspire the readers and influence their thoughts and actions. The book is one of the most famous and widely read religious fiction books across the world, and continues to be read even today.
The chapters of the book primarily deal with life’s greatest thoughts on work, love, joy, sorrow, crime, law, freedom, pain, and friendship. The book has answers to all the problems in life through simple, spiritual, yet not necessarily religious advices by the author. Most of the discussions in the text are relevant even in today’s life. A timeless classic cited by many as an influence on their lives, the book is reported to have sparked the New Age movement around the 1960s. The Prophet (Penguin Modern Classics) was published by Penguin UK in 2012, and is available as a paperback.
- The Prophet is one of the bestselling books of all time, and has never been out of print.
- The book contains an introductory note by Robin Waterfield, and has some of the author’s visionary paintings.