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Paradise Lost

Narrated by: Ron Welch
Length: 11 hrs and 58 mins
Categories: Classics, Poetry

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John Milton's Paradise Lost has been captivating audiences since the 17th century. Milton, an acclaimed poet, writes in the style of an epic poem with blank verse. The story centers around the devastating fall of humanity against the Judeo-Christian backdrop. The story unfolds around the Biblical tale of Adam and Eve, who fall prey to temptation and fall from grace. They are ultimately expelled from the Garden of Eden.

Milton writes in order to "justify the ways of God and men" to the listener and illuminate the struggle between free will and man's internal conflict for good. Considered one of the greatest epic poems in English literature, John Milton's Paradise Lost is a must-listen for history aficionados.

Public Domain (P)2018 Bassett Publishing

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  • Natalia C. Gomez
  • 17-10-2019

Superb story with superb narration

Bravo, Ron Welch! Excellent job in telling this amazing story and executing the many character voices; you have made this classic with old English a pleasure to listen to. Highly recommend.