La Belle Dame Sans Merci

  • by John Keats
  • Narrated by Cathy Dobson
  • 0 hrs and 2 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

John Keats (1795-1821) was one of the great English Romantic poets. 'La Belle Dame Sans Merci' is a haunting ballad describing a young knight whose very lifeblood and vitality have been drained by a beautiful but parasitic, fairylike vampire. This knight has now been left as an undead shell of his former self, alone on a barren hillside.


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Haunting and Evocative

There are so many analyses of this poem; I have none to add. But, for me, it has always been haunting and faintly eerie--after all, " . . . her eyes were wild . . . "
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- RueTheDay

Book Details

  • Release Date: 03-17-2016
  • Publisher: Red Door Audiobooks