The Canterbury tales [electronic resource] / Geoffrey Chaucer ; a retelling by Peter Ackroyd ; illustrated by Nick Bantock.

Authors: Ackroyd, Peter, 1949-
Call number: eBook
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Viking, 2009.
Publication date: 2009.
Subject: Christian pilgrims and pilgrimages -- Fiction.
Chaucer, Geoffrey, -1400 -- Adaptations.
Canterbury (England) -- Fiction.
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Title: The Canterbury tales [electronic resource] / Geoffrey Chaucer ; a retelling by Peter Ackroyd ; illustrated by Nick Bantock.
Edition: 1st American ed.
Physical description: 1 online resource (xxii, 436 p.) : ill.
Contents note: The knight's tale -- The miller's prologue and tale -- The reeve's prologue and tale -- The cook's prologue and tale -- The man of law's prologue, tale and epilogue -- The wife of Bath's prologue and tale -- The friar's prologue and tale -- The summoner's prologue and tale -- The clerk's prologue and tale -- The merchant's prologue, tale, and epilogue -- The squire's prologue and tale -- The franklin's prologue and tale -- The physician's tale -- The pardoner's prologue and tale -- The shipman's tale -- The prioress's prologue and tale -- Prologue and tale of Sir Thopas -- The monk's prologue and tale -- The nun's priest's prologue, tale and epilogue -- The second nun's prologue and tale -- The canon's yeoman's prologue and tale -- The manciple's prologue and tale -- The parson's prologue.
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Summary note: Renowned critic, historian, and biographer Ackroyd takes on what is arguably the greatest poem in the English language and presents the work in a prose vernacular that makes it accessible to modern readers while preserving the spirit of the original.
Added author: Chaucer, Geoffrey, -1400. Canterbury tales.
Bantock, Nick.
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Available in other form: Ackroyd, Peter, 1949- Canterbury tales. 1st American ed.
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1101155639 (electronic bk. : Adobe Digital Editions)
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