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The Canterbury tales

Author: Geoffrey Chaucer; Nevill Coghill
Publisher: Harmondsworth, Middlesex ; New York : Penguin Books, 1977.
Series: Penguin classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Poetry : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A collection of twenty-four stories, all but two of which are in verse, related by members of a company of thirty-one pilgrims who are on their way to the shrine of St. Thomas at Canterbury in medievel times.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Poetry
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Chaucer, Geoffrey, -1400.
Canterbury tales.
Harmondsworth, Middlesex ; New York : Penguin Books, 1977
(OCoLC)654146836
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Geoffrey Chaucer; Nevill Coghill
ISBN: 0140440224 9780140440225
OCLC Number: 44954880
Description: 526 ; 18 cm.
Contents: The knight's tale --
The miller's tale --
The man of law's tale --
The clerk's tale --
The second nun's tale --
The friar's tale --
The nun's priest's tale --
The reeve's tale --
The franklin's tale --
The wife of Bath's tale --
The monk's tale --
The pardoner's tale --
The prioress's tale --
Chaucer's tale of Melibee.
Series Title: Penguin classics.
Responsibility: Geoffrey Chaucer ; translated into modern English by Nevill Coghill.

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One spring day, 30 pilgrims set off from an inn in Southwark for a shrine in Canterbury. The inn keeper offers a free dinner, on their return, to the person who can tell the best story. So begins an  Read more...

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