by Philippe Maryssael, retired translator and terminologist, Arlon, Belgium, November 5, 2020.
Dust jacket picture provided by Francesco Medici, Italian specialist and translator of Kahlil Gibran.
A book of poems by Barbara Young, illustrated with three rare drawings by Kahlil Gibran
Barbara Young (1878‑1961), the pen name of Henrietta Boughton, née Breckenridge, was a literary critic with the New York Times in the early 20th century. She became Kahlil Gibran’s personal secretary in 1925 and it was she who carried the agonizing Gibran to the Saint Vincent Hospital in New York on 9 April 1931. The next day, 10 April 1931, Gibran passed away, diagnosed having liver cirrhos...