The Pardoner's Tale (English Classics)

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9780174441090: The Pardoner's Tale (English Classics)

This book makes this classic story available to a young readership while still capturing the atmosphere and suspense of the original story. Little did the travellers know that when they agreed to a storytelling competition on their way to Canterbury, they would be subjected to the Pardoner's crooked ways! Will the Pardoner convince the travellers to part with their money? Chaucer was the first great writer of English literature. His "Canterbury Tales" (inc. "The Pardoner's Tale") revolutionised medieval literature by telling stories about ordinary people. "The Pardoner's Tale" is one of the most popular and admired tales from Chaucer. This book is illustrated by Chris Mould. Consultant: Pat Pinsent, University of Surrey.

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Geoffrey Chaucer was an English author, poet, philosopher, bureaucrat (courtier), and diplomat. He is often referred to as the Father of English Literature.


... recommended for young readers (for the illustrations as well as for the retellings... -- TES TEACHER 20020705 A TALE that is more than 600 years old and still has the power to hld children's interest has got to be worth a look. -- Aberdeen Evening News 20020701

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Chaucer, Geoffrey; Coghill, Nevill; Tolkien, Christopher (eds.)
Published by Nelson, Surrey (1987)
ISBN 10: 0174441096 ISBN 13: 9780174441090
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Book Description Nelson, Surrey, 1987. Soft Cover. Book Condition: Good - Worn Edges. Reprint. Size: 4 1/2" x 6 3/4". Bookseller Inventory # 026977

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