Translated from the French by Rae Azkoul, a biography by Alexandre Najjar. Gibran's life is retraced with a simplicity akin to that of Gibran's own writing, through his letters, his publisher's archives, and unpublished documents, revealing the extent of his influence on statesmen and fellow citizens alike, and the extraordinary message of peace and hope in all of his work.
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Najjar, Najjar / Translated: Rae Azkoul
192 pp, with 8 pages black and white photos.
Saqi Books, London, 2008 En Edition c.2002
14 x 21 cm
Kahlil Gibran was born into a Christian family in Lebanon in 1883 and was raised in the United States. His book of poetic essays, The Prophet, is an international classic, translated into over forty languages since its debut in 1923.
About the Author Alexandre Najjar was born in Lebanon in 1967. A lawyer and literary critic, he has won many prizes for his writing, among them the Prix de Poésie de la Ville de Paris, the France-Liban Prize and the Amsterdam Prize.