Listen free for 30 days

One credit a month, good for any title to download and keep.
Unlimited listening to the Plus Catalogue - thousands of select Audible Originals, podcasts and audiobooks.
No commitment - cancel anytime.
£7.99/month after 30 days. Renews automatically. See here for eligibility.
John Milton cover art

John Milton

By: Jessica Martin
Narrated by: Suzanne Toren
Try for £0.00

£7.99/month after 30 days. Renews automatically. See here for eligibility.

Buy Now for £2.79

Buy Now for £2.79

Pay using card ending in
By completing your purchase, you agree to Audible's Conditions of Use and authorise Audible to charge your designated card or any other card on file. Please see our Privacy Notice, Cookies Notice and Interest-based Ads Notice.


John Milton's epic poem Paradise Lost is a work of vast brilliance, allegory and philosophy. Its dramatic, sweeping visions of heaven and hell entrance readers. Jessica Martin's brilliant eight-part guide takes the listener through the key theological questions of the poem in a wonderfully engaging style.

The How to Believe series of books explores the teachings, philosophies and beliefs of major thinkers and religious texts. In a short, easy-to-access format, leading writers present new understandings of these perennially important ideas.

©2013 Jessica Martin (P)2014 Audible Inc.

What listeners say about John Milton

Average customer ratings

Reviews - Please select the tabs below to change the source of reviews.

No Reviews are Available
Sort by:
Filter by:
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars
Profile Image for et
  • et
  • 03-09-19

An excellent resource for PL lovers.

This Audible production succeeds where most modern and not-so-modern treatments of Miltons epic masterpiece fall of into the ditches of either the contempt that sneers from one of the passing grievance -ideologies du Jour that are popular for the decade universities produced ritical thought thought the classics from that passing novelty dated and represented in museums of sociology in the next generation. Not does this treatment fall off into the opposite ditches more common closer to the Poets lifetime by providing mere shallow fawning abortion.
This author provided this lifetime lover of PL with a refreshingly insightful hour of walking through some major elements with observations that can be wonderfully keen and provoke a hearty thirst to again savor the epic itself. I gave 5 stars for the vocal performance( and I stand by all 5 of those stars.)
I recommend this book without reservation. Bought with my own limited cash and we'll worth the purchase.