The Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer

The Canterbury Tales

byGeoffrey ChaucerRead byDavid Butler

Audio Book (CD) | August 5, 2014

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A selection of eight stories from Chaucer's time-tested collection of tales

The narrator of Chaucer's tale, a traveler, finds himself welcomed into a fellow group of travelers, all of whom are on their way to receive the blessings of St. Thomas à Becket in Canterbury. To ensure a pleasant journey, a storytelling contest is suggested, with the winner promised a sumptuous dinner from the party's other members. Thus begins The Canterbury Tales. Eight of these tales are showcased in this charming collection, including words from the Host as well as words from Chaucer. The stories include:

"The Miller's Tale"
"The Franklin's Tale"
"The Nun's Priest's Tale"
"The Wife of Bath's Tale"
"The Friar's Tale"

About The Author

Thought to have been born in London, England, circa 1342 or 1343, Geoffrey Chaucer is considered "the first finder of our language" even before the time of Shakespeare. The Canterbury Tales ranks as one of the greatest poetic works in the English language. Perhaps the chief characteristics of Chaucer's works are their variety in subjec...
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Title:The Canterbury TalesFormat:Audio Book (CD)Dimensions:5.5 × 6.5 × 1.13 inPublished:August 5, 2014Publisher:Brilliance AudioLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1491527439

ISBN - 13:9781491527436

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