April 9, 2020
Ben reviews Dan Simmons’ novel Olympos. The first half of the review is spoiler free.
Book V doesn’t contain the fall of either Satan or Adam and Eve but is nonetheless, arguably the most tragic book in all of Paradise Lost. Ben explains why in this video
Ben looks at Book IV of Paradise Lost focusing on the apocalyptic overtones Milton introduces, Satan’s heartbreaking soliloquy regarding his fall, the nature of Eden, Eve and her narcissistic moment and the curious appearance of…