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Unique to this collection is:
A historical introduction to the author, his work and his life
A List of recurring themes appearing in his works
A list of best famous quotes from his works
You may, of course, skip all of it and go straight to the titles if you do not want any spoilers and come back later to the beginning.Educated in Lebanon, United States, and France, Gibran was influenced by the European modernists of the late 19th century, but even more by Francis Marrash, who introduced poetic prose and prose poetry in the Arab world. Gibran's style of writing and ideas he wrote about are believed to have been greatly influenced by Marrash, particularly the concept of universal love.Gibran's early work was based on short stories, poems, and prose poems, and the recurring theme of his work was the experiences and loneliness of Middle Eastern immigrants in the New World. He also studied art in Paris, and most of his books are illustrated with his own drawings. His legacy includes more than 700 paintings and drawings, which are kept in the Arab Museum of Modern Art in Doha, as well as in the Gibran Museum in Lebanon.He published 35 books of prose and poetry, the best known of which are: The Prophet, The Madman, and The Forerunner.The books in this collection include The Prophet, The Madman, and The Forerunner.Enjoy these timeless classics!