The Prophet

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Utterly unique and beloved around the world, The Prophet is a collection of twenty-six poetic essays by the Lebanese artist, philosopher and writer Khalil Gibran. Telling the story of the prophet Al-Mustafa and his conversations with various acquaintances as he returns home after a long absence, the book touches on subjects of universal concern, including love, friendship, passion, pain, religion and freedom.

Thought-provoking, comforting and wise, the simple truths of The Prophet remain compelling and rewarding to this day.

Designed to appeal to the booklover, the Macmillan Collector's Library is a series of beautiful gift editions of much loved classic titles. Macmillan Collector's Library are books to love and treasure.

About Kahlil Gibran

Poet, philosopher, and artist, Kahlil Gibran (1883 - 1931) was born in Lebanon. The millions of Arabic-speaking peoples familiar with his writings in that language consider him the genius of his age and he was a man whose fame and influence spread far beyond the country of his birth. His poetry has been translated into more than twenty languages and his drawings and paintings have been exhibited in the great capitals of the world and compared by Auguste Rodin to the work of William Blake.

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London: An Illustrated Literary Companion
London: An Illustrated Literary Companion
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It Shouldn't Happen to a Vet
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Anna Karenina
Anna Karenina
Complete Ghost Stories
Complete Ghost Stories
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
Frankenstein
Frankenstein
The Secret Garden
The Secret Garden
Crime and Punishment
Crime and Punishment
The War of the Worlds
The War of the Worlds
The Time Machine
The Time Machine
The House of Mirth
The House of Mirth
Tales and Poems
Tales and Poems
Walden
Walden
Dubliners
Dubliners
The Phantom of the Opera
The Phantom of the Opera
Moby-Dick
Moby-Dick
Tales of Mystery and Imagination
Tales of Mystery and Imagination
Best Fairy Stories of the World
Best Fairy Stories of the World
Irish Ghost Stories
Irish Ghost Stories
Best Fairy Tales
Best Fairy Tales
Grimms' Fairy Tales
Grimms' Fairy Tales
The Way Through the Woods
The Way Through the Woods
The Little Prince
The Little Prince
Alice in Wonderland Everlasting Diary
Alice in Wonderland Everlasting Diary
Peter Pan
Peter Pan
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking-Glass
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking-Glass
Sanditon, Lady Susan, & The History of England
Sanditon, Lady Susan, & The History of England
My Family and Other Animals
My Family and Other Animals
Collected Poems
Collected Poems
Dracula
Dracula
Classic Locked Room Mysteries
Classic Locked Room Mysteries
The Water-Babies
The Water-Babies
Doctor Thorne
Doctor Thorne
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland & Through the Looking-Glass
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland & Through the Looking-Glass
A Farewell To Arms
A Farewell To Arms
For Whom the Bell Tolls
For Whom the Bell Tolls
Persuasion
Persuasion
Mansfield Park
Mansfield Park
Northanger Abbey
Northanger Abbey
The Hunchback of Notre-Dame
The Hunchback of Notre-Dame
Emma
Emma
Pride and Prejudice
Pride and Prejudice
Sense and Sensibility
Sense and Sensibility
The Rime of the Ancient Mariner
The Rime of the Ancient Mariner
Sherlock Holmes Everlasting Diary
Sherlock Holmes Everlasting Diary
Heidi
Heidi
Journey to the Centre of the Earth
Journey to the Centre of the Earth
Our Man in Havana
Our Man in Havana

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Macmillan Collector’s Library has arrived

Macmillan Collector’s Library has arrived

13 July 2016

By Pan Macmillan

Today we launch Macmillan Collector’s Library a new imprint of beautiful, pocket sized hardcover classic all of which are eminently collectable and make the perfect gifts.

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