The Canterbury Tales: A Retelling by Peter Ackroyd

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Making a major part of England's literary heritage accessible to a new audience, Peter Ackroyd's The Canterbury Tales: A Retelling renders Geoffrey Chaucer's timeless tales in lucid, compelling modern English prose, with illustrations by Nick Bantock in Penguin Classics.On a pilgrimage to Canterbury, a group of travellers agree to a storytelling competition. As they make their way on the road, they drink, laugh, flirt, argue and try to outdo each other with their tales. From the exuberant Wife of Bath's Arthurian legend to ...

The Canterbury Tales: A retelling by Peter Ackroyd 2010, Penguin Classics, London

ISBN-13: 9780141442297

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The Canterbury Tales: A retelling by Peter Ackroyd 2009, Penguin Classics, London

ISBN-13: 9781846140587

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