Publish date: January 1st 1926
Publisher: William Heinemann
Pages no: 128
Edition language: English
Sure there are a few beautiful passages in this, but on the whole, this book irritated me on so many levels. Not for me.
Short stories about life told by a wise man to people of a city as he is about to leave for another city.
If you have ever questioned time, life, freedom, pain, friendship, love, marriage or pleasure I recommend this book.The lessons in this book can positively impact your life. Very simply written, this book speaks to everyone.
Synopsis: A holy man of some sort, due to depart on a boat shortly, dispenses wisdom to townsfolk gathered to see him off on topics such as love, religion, beauty, and death among others. This is Kahlil Gibran's best known work, and despite being so short (readable in about 1 - 2 hours) its very i...
I find it impossible to add words to this masterpiece of wisdom and insight. Highly recommended and thought provoking.
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