The Canterbury Tales: Classic Collection

Audio Book (CD) | January 8, 2010

byGeoffrey Chaucer

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In Chaucer’s classic work, thirty travelers on a pilgrimage share stories to pass the time, revealing a variety of different outlooks on life and a multifaceted portrait of life in the late fourteenth century.

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In Chaucer’s classic work, thirty travelers on a pilgrimage share stories to pass the time, revealing a variety of different outlooks on life and a multifaceted portrait of life in the late fourteenth century.

GEOFFREY CHAUCER (circa 134-1400), English poet, was the son of a London vintner. He was married and held a number of positions at court and in the king’s service, including diplomat, controller of customs in the port of London, and deputy forester in the King’s Forest in Somerset. He was buried in the Poets’ Corner of Westminster Abbe...

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Format:Audio Book (CD)Dimensions:5.75 × 5.13 × 1.7 inPublished:January 8, 2010Publisher:Blackstone AudioLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1433249723

ISBN - 13:9781433249723

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Read the Original Read the original language Chaucer - it's not that hard if you read it out loud and use the notes. Chaucer is an infinitely better than any of his translators. And the tales are fabulous, funny, and filled with some of the greatest characters in the language.
Date published: 2016-11-16
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Enjoyable now that I'm older #plumreview Having this book foisted on me at nineteen did it no favours. But now that I'm willing to put in a little work (the footnotes help with the olde English), there's so much to be gotten from these tales.
Date published: 2016-11-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent! A great translation, it's easy to read and understand.
Date published: 2013-06-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Definately Entertaining! This edition of The Canterbury Tales is a great translation from the original middle english text. The stories in here will keep you entertained no matter your interests; from murder, to lechery and folktales, Chaucer's got it all!
Date published: 2006-07-28