Kahlil Gibran’s masterpiece, The Prophet, is one of the most beloved classics of our time. …

Review of 'The Prophet' on 'LibraryThing'

2 stars

I feel like I'm supposed to love this book, but it just didn't do much for me. At its best the writing is quite lyrical and there are some wonderfully quotable passages, but taken as a whole it felt like Gibran had tried to find universals among world religions and that road had just led him to rather obvious truisms.