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Paradise Lost posted 16 June 2007 in Literature DiscussionParadise Lost by Zarathinius, Auditor

Never read it... but I did see a copy of it in the library once.

It was way in the back, where all the old books nobody looks at are semi-hidden, and it was a small red leather-bound copy no bigger than my hand. The hard cover was slightly warped, but other than that it was in good condition. When I opened it, somebody had written on the blank piece of paper that comes before the title page; it had been a Christmas present someone gave to their father in something like 1873.

I was tempted to ask if I could keep it... THEN I found out much later that Paradise Lost is a famous prose-poem everybody but me knew about. But none of them had seen that particular copy. view post


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