Early in his life Khalil Gibran’s path was that of a freedom fighter pitched against the Ottoman Empire. He was the first Arab in exile to alert the people back home to the oppression visited upon them by their corrupt leaders. Later on he took the path of a seer and a truth seeker, pitched against a tainted self and a tainted humanity. That personal and spiritual struggle culminated in the writing of The Prophet.
This is the story of the difficult birth of a book that is still being read and quoted by millions of people across the world.
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