|Cover artist||J. B. de Medina and Henry Aldrich|
|Publisher||Samuel Simmons (original)|
|Followed by||Paradise Regained|
Paradise Lost is an epic poem in blank verse by the 17th-century English writer John Milton. It was printed in 1667 though it was written nearly ten years earlier. The second part was printed in 1674. Most of the poem was written after Milton was blind.