By Kahlil Gibran,Joseph P. Ghougassian
Through his fiction, essays, poems, and artwork, Kahlil Gibran encouraged a loyal foreign following and reworked sleek Arabic literature. during this ebook, Joseph P. Ghougassian brings jointly the philosophical components current throughout Gibran’s diversified writings, together with his bestselling paintings The Prophet, in addition to different major works equivalent to The damaged Wings, which tells the tale of doomed younger fans, and the gathering of aphorisms in Sand and Foam. Excerpts from Gibran’s letters supply a window into his brain, center, and soul, making a biography of this groundbreaking, mystical author in contrast to any other.
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