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Broken Wings, the (1912) [Novel]
by Kahlil Gibran Rating: Weighted - 6.7 / Average - 6.0 of 10 (1 votes) (Rate!)
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Summary (From the publisher):

A young man falls in love with a woman betrothed to the nephew of a leading churchman. When their secret meetings are discovered, she is confined to the house, their beautiful dreams crushed by a cruel society. Drawing on personal experience, Kahlil Gibran describes their emotional upheavals with a sharp eye and an eloquent pen.

Broken Wings, his longest sustained narrative, also illuminates many of his central concerns: the plight of Eastern women; wealth as an impediment to happiness; the greed and corruption of the clergy; and the overwhelming power of love to transport us into a transcendent texts adds a fresh dimension to our understanding of his whole philosophy and career.

Original title: al-Ajnihah al-mutakassirah
Original languages: Arabic


Genre: FictionGeneral FictionTies That Bind

Edition #1: The Broken Wings

The Broken Wings (1912)
Edition Details:

Language: English

Translated by: Anthony R. Ferris, Juan R. I. Cole
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Manifested in:

The Broken Wings (March 3, 2003)

Format: Paperback
Publisher: Citadel Press
ISBN: 0806501901
Dimensions: 6.2 x 9.3 x 0.4
Pages: 132

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