The Prophet by: Kahlil Gibran. It is Gibran's Best known Work. It is a collection of poetic essays that are philosophical, spiritual, and inspirational. Gibran's musings are divided into twenty-eight chapters covering such sprawling topics as love, marriage, children, giving, eating and drinking, work, joy and sorrow, housing, clothes, buying and selling, crime and punishment, laws, freedom, reason and passion, pain, self-knowledge, teaching, friendship, talking, time, good and evil, prayer, pleasure, beauty, religion, and death. The Prophet has been Translated into Over 40 Different Languages.