Canterbury Tales II by Geoffrey Chaucer audiobook

Canterbury Tales II

By Geoffrey Chaucer
Read by various narrators

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3.50 Hours Unabridged
Format: Digital Download (In Stock)
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    ISBN: 9789629546472

This volume of The Canterbury Tales includes four more delightful tales from one of the most entertaining storytellers of all time. Chaucer’s wit and observation comes through undiminished, especially in this accessible modern verse translation. The stories vary considerably from the uproarious “The Wife of Bath’s Tale,” promoting the power of women, to the sober account of patient Griselda in “The Clerk’s Tale.”

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This volume of The Canterbury Tales includes four more delightful tales from one of the most entertaining storytellers of all time. Chaucer’s wit and observation comes through undiminished, especially in this accessible modern verse translation. The stories vary considerably from the uproarious “The Wife of Bath’s Tale,” promoting the power of women, to the sober account of patient Griselda in “The Clerk’s Tale.”

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Author Bio: Geoffrey Chaucer

Author Bio: Geoffrey Chaucer

Geoffrey Chaucer (c. 1343–1400), 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 Abbey where a monument was erected to him in 1555.

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Category: Fiction/Classics
Runtime: 3.50
Audience: Adult
Language: English