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The Canterbury Tales

Paperback $5.99

Aug 01, 1997 | 128 Pages | Middle Grade (10 and up)

  • Paperback $5.99

    Aug 01, 1997 | 128 Pages | Middle Grade (10 and up)

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Praise

“A delight . . . [Raffel’s translation] provides more opportunities to savor the counterpoint of Chaucer’s earthy humor against passages of piercingly beautiful lyric poetry.”—Kirkus Reviews

“Masterly . . . This new translation beckons us to make our own pilgrimage back to the very wellsprings of literature in our language.” —Billy Collins

The Canterbury Tales has remained popular for seven centuries. It is the most approachable masterpiece of the medieval world, and Mr. Raffel’s translation makes the stories even more inviting.”—Wall Street Journal

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