New paperback edition of a bestselling compilation of Gibran's poetry
Poet, artist, mystic, and author of "The Prophet", Kahlil Gibran has become a legend of our time. Followers around the world derive inspiration from his unrivalled ability to convey timeless truths through exquisite poetry, and to unite East and West in a lyrical realm of love, faith and natural beauty. Compiled by an acknowledged expert, and gathered under a spectrum of thematic headings, this distillation of Gibran's most profound thoughts covers all aspects of human experience, from love and family life, through joy and sorrow, to death and the life beyond. Featuring not only extracts from "The Prophet", but also passages from the rich diversity of his lesser-known works - including original and rarely seen translations by the compiler - the essence of Gibran's work, and his universal healing message, is captured in these pages.