One of the beloved classics of popular mysticism, Kahlil Gibran's masterpiece, THE PROPHET is known and loved throughout the world. Readers find in this book the deepest expression of humankind's heart and mind, expressive of Gibran's deeply religious and mystic nature.
Gibran said: "I think I've never been without THE PROPHET since I first conceived the book back in Mount Lebanon. It seems to have been a part of me. . . . I kept the manuscript four years before I delivered it to my publisher because I wanted to be sure, I wanted to be very sure, that every word of it was the very best I had to offer."
Never out of print, THE PROPHET, illustrated with the author's drawings, has been translated into over a hundred different languages and has achieved cult status for several generations.