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3.37 out of 53.37 out of 53.37 out of 53.37 out of 53.37 out of 5 3.37 (19 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Geoffrey Chaucer Narrator: J.B. Bessinger Jr. Publisher: Saland Publishing Format: Abridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: October 2008 ISBN:
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Narrated in Middle English by J.B. Bessinger, Jr. Download and start listening now!

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  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Becky | 12/9/2013

    " Beautiful, amazing! The Book of the Duchess is what poetry is supposed to be like. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Renee | 1/25/2013

    " I'm a Chaucer nerd. I will not lie. I also love old stories in middle English. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Justine | 6/6/2012

    " We started off the Canterbury Tales course with the House of Fame and the Book of the Duchess. I enjoyed them both, but I'm more partial to the House of Fame "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Dan | 9/5/2011

    " I, for one, don't think The House of Fame is unfinished at all. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Tiffany | 8/9/2011

    " These stories were great! They are entertaining and thoughtful on the surface level, but offer even more as allegories. What's more, the stories are short which makes it easy to pick them up and put them down whenever you have time. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Highlyeccentric | 7/20/2011

    " Really good edition; superceded when I acquired a Riverside. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Katie | 3/23/2011

    " I read it in a class after Dante, and next to The Divine Comedy, it just doesn't compare. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Kristi | 7/9/2010

    " This story is not quite as annoying as Romeo and Juliet, but it is along the same vein. Foolish young love takes a turn for the worse, and the reader is dragged along for the 200-page ride only to meet the inevitable. I did not like Shakespeare's version any better, but at least his was shorter. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Joanna | 4/9/2010

    " Dear Everyone: STOP CRYING. OH MY GOD. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Andrew | 3/26/2010

    " Chaucer's fundamental understanding of people and how the human mind works on a day-to-day basis really, really comes through in this piece as he applies his talents to this old Roman story. One of the best, and most ridiculous love stories I've ever read. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Taylor | 2/28/2010

    " I read this last year in my Medieval Literature class. I don't remember a lot about it, but I remember liking it ok. I do remember writing a literary analysis on it though! "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Ruthie | 1/19/2010

    " I enjoyed reading this, and I will probably spend more time analyzing it over the summer since I added it to my MA Comp Exam reading list. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Rochelle | 11/11/2009

    " Actually really good. Such pathos. It would be interesting to read alongside Christa Wolf's Cassandra. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Samantha | 10/18/2009

    " Ugh...the Middle English killed me...and my professor would make us read it out loud and translate it which was even better. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Jake | 5/27/2009

    " I only read parts of this during a class. It wasn't my favorite, but it was worth reading to get a different perspective on the Trojan War. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 John | 5/1/2009

    " If he hadn't written a word of the Canterbury Tales, his reputation would have been made by this courtly tragic romance. "

  • 1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5 Eleanor | 4/9/2009

    " I had to read this for an undergrad English class...From Epic to Romance. This was neither epic, nor was it romantic. More annoying than Romeo and Juliet. Just awful. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Gloria Suzie | 1/8/2009

    " More fun than the Canterbury Tales.
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  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Barbara | 1/3/2009

    " At about the same time, I learned that both Shakespeare and Chaucer had tackled the story of Troilus and Cressida. The Chaucer version being (of course) many years older, I decided on it before moving onto Shakespeare's telling. "

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About the Author
Author Geoffrey Chaucer

Geoffrey Chaucer (c. 1343–1400), English poet, was the son of a London vintner. He was married and held a number of positions at court and in the king’s service, including diplomat, controller of customs in the port of London, and deputy forester in the King’s Forest in Somerset. He was buried in the Poets’ Corner of Westminster Abbey where a monument was erected to him in 1555.