The Canterbury Tales

The Canterbury Tales

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At the Tabard Inn in Southwark, a jovial group of pilgrims assembles, including an unscrupulous Pardoner, a noble-minded Knight, a ribald Miller, the lusty Wife of Bath, and Chaucer himself. As they set out on their journey towards the shrine of Thomas a Becket in Canterbury, each character agrees to tell a tale. The twenty-four tales that follow are by turns learned, fantastic, pious, melancholy and lewd, and together offer an unrivalled glimpse into the mind and spirit of medieval England.
Publisher: London : Penguin Books, c2005
ISBN: 9780140422344
014042234X
Branch Call Number: CHA
Characteristics: 1254 p
Additional Contributors: Mann, Jill

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Jul 16, 2012

Very, VERY difficult to read. The writing style is challenging to a point of nearly frustrating.

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