The Canterbury Tales, Geoffrey Chaucer
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The Canterbury Tales

Author: Geoffrey Chaucer

Narrator: Philip Madoc, Edward de Souza, Anthony Donovan, Clive Merrison, Clive Swift, and Anton Lesser

Abridged: 3 hr 21 min

Format: Digital Audiobook

Publisher: Naxos

Published: 11/01/2004

Genre: Poetry - Medieval

Synopsis

Chaucer’s greatest work, written towards the end of the fourteenth century, paints a brilliant picture of medieval life, society, and values. The stories range from the romantic, courtly idealism of The Knight’s Tale to the joyous bawdy of the Miller’s; all are told with a freshness and vigour in this modern verse translation that make them a delight to hear.

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