Al Mustafa had waited twelve years in the city of Orphalese for the ship that was to return him to the isle of his birth. On the way to the harbor, he is stopped by a group of people with whom he discusses topics such as life and the human condition.
The Prophet is a collection of 26 prose poetry fables written in English by the Lebanese-American poet Kahlil Gibran. It is Gibran's best known work and has been translated into over 108 different languages, making it one of the most translated books in history.
The audiobook, narrated by Mark Frost, is divided into chapters that deal with love, marriage, children, giving, eating and drinking, work, joy and sorrow, houses, 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.