Millions all over the world have responded to the message of Kahil Gibran as recorded in his masterpiece THE PROPHET. Now, in TEARS AND LAUGHTER, he reveals the same artistry and wisdom that have enshrined him in their hearts. This new & enlarged edition contains much of Gibran's magnificent poetry & various prose pieces which he wrote when scarsely 20 years old. These texts reveal his remarkable mature grasp of a subject that has challenged philosophers throughout history - man's destiny & the meaning of his existence.
Kahlil Gibran (1883-1931) was a Lebanese poet, philosopher, artist, and writer. The millions of people familiar with his work consider him the genius of his age.