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Read in a mixture of Middle-English and modern English, The Canterbury Tales is a collection of stories written by Geoffrey Chaucer at the end of the 14th century.

The tales are told as part of a story-telling contest by a group of pilgrims as they travel together on a journey from Southwark to the shrine of Saint Thomas Becket at Canterbury Cathedral.

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  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Natalie | 2/28/2011

    " I'd forgotten how hard Old English was to read, took me an hour to get through this tiny book, and boy did I have a headache after, but it was great fun deciphering it again, and good practise, looking forward to reading more of the tales now!

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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.