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  • Published: 5 April 2002
  • ISBN: 9780712668187
  • Imprint: Pimlico
  • Format: Trade Paperback
  • Pages: 288
  • RRP: $42.99

The Life of John Milton



'The best short life of Milton currently available.' Times Educational Supplement

A. N. Wilson's sympathetic, readable and brilliantly analytical narrative places John Milton, the greatest poet of the seventeenth century, in the context of his political and religious ideas.

  • Published: 5 April 2002
  • ISBN: 9780712668187
  • Imprint: Pimlico
  • Format: Trade Paperback
  • Pages: 288
  • RRP: $42.99

About the author

A.N. Wilson

A.N. Wilson was born in 1950 and educated at Rugby and New College, Oxford. A Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature, he holds a prominent position in the world of literature and journalism. He is an award-winning biographer and a celebrated novelist, winning prizes for much of his work. He lives in North London.

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Praise for The Life of John Milton

'Warmly recommended for its intelligence and readability.'

The Times

Concise, balanced and wide-ranging, it deserves to become the standard life.'

London Magazine

The brightest and best short biography of Milton ever written.

Punch

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