The Prophet (version 3)

Kahlil GIBRAN (1883 - 1931)

The Prophet is a book of 26 prose poetry fables written in English by the Lebanese-American poet and writer Kahlil Gibran. It was originally published in 1923 by Alfred A. Knopf. It is Gibran's best known work. The Prophet has been translated into over 108 different languages, making it one of the most translated books in history, and it has never been out of print. The prophet, Al Mustafa, has lived in the city of Orphalese for 12 years and is about to board a ship which will carry him home. He is stopped by a group of people, with whom he discusses topics such as life and the human condition. The book is divided into chapters dealing with love, marriage, children, giving, eating and drinking, work, joy and sorrow, houses, clothes, buying and selling, crime and punishment, laws, freedom, reason and passion, pain, self-knowledge, teaching, friendship, talking, time, good and evil, prayer, pleasure, beauty, religion, and death. Summary by Wikipedia

Genre(s): Poetry, Single author

Language: English

Section Chapter Reader Time
Play 01 The Coming of the Ship Adam Santoni
00:06:56
Play 02 On Love Adam Santoni
00:02:48
Play 03 On Marriage Adam Santoni
00:01:23
Play 04 On Children Adam Santoni
00:01:18
Play 05 On Giving Adam Santoni
00:03:02
Play 06 On Eating and Drinking Adam Santoni
00:01:48
Play 07 On Work Adam Santoni
00:03:32
Play 08 On Joy and Sorrow Adam Santoni
00:01:41
Play 09 On Houses Adam Santoni
00:03:16
Play 10 On Clothes Adam Santoni
00:01:18
Play 11 On Buying and Selling Adam Santoni
00:01:48
Play 12 On Crime and Punishment Adam Santoni
00:04:40
Play 13 On Laws Adam Santoni
00:02:22
Play 14 On Freedom Adam Santoni
00:02:42
Play 15 On Reason and Passion Adam Santoni
00:02:17
Play 16 On Pain Adam Santoni
00:01:20
Play 17 On Self-Knowledge Adam Santoni
00:01:28
Play 18 On Teaching Adam Santoni
00:01:22
Play 19 On Friendship Adam Santoni
00:01:52
Play 20 On Talking Adam Santoni
00:01:34
Play 21 On Time Adam Santoni
00:01:29
Play 22 On Good and Evil Adam Santoni
00:02:41
Play 23 On Prayer Adam Santoni
00:02:17
Play 24 On Pleasure Adam Santoni
00:03:16
Play 25 On Beauty Adam Santoni
00:02:40
Play 26 On Religion Adam Santoni
00:02:22
Play 27 On Death Adam Santoni
00:02:08
Play 28 The Farewell Adam Santoni
00:12:46