The Canterbury Tales, Geoffrey Chaucer
  • $2.49
    • Facebook Share
    • Twitter Share
    • Pinterest Share

Details

The Canterbury Tales

Author: Geoffrey Chaucer

Narrator: Group

Unabridged: 19 hr 8 min

Format: Digital Audiobook

Publisher: Author's Republic

Published: 05/10/2017

Genre: Fiction - Classics

Synopsis

The classic collection of beloved tales, both sacred and profane, of travelers in medieval England. One of the greatest and most ambitious works in English literature, in the original Middle English. The Canterbury Tales (Middle English: Tales of Caunterbury) is a collection of over 20 stories written in Middle English by Geoffrey Chaucer at the end of the 14th century, during the time of the Hundred Years' War. The tales (mostly written in verse, although some are in prose) are presented 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.

Recommended

The Return of the King
by J. R. R. Tolkien

The original American full dramatization as broadcast on National Public Radio. War rages in the west-a titanic battle of will and strategy between the great wizard Gandalf and Sauron, the dark lord. Meanwhile, eastward in Mordor, Frodo and Sam ap...

Narrator: Ensemble cast
Published: 03/01/2007

Memoirs of a Woman of Pleasure
by John Cleland

The tale of a naïve young prostitute in London who slowly rises to respectability, the novel & its popularity endured many banning’s & critics, & this book is considered an important piece of sexual philosophy. **** This au...

Narrator: Group
Published: 07/08/2016

The Old Man and the Sea
by Ernest Hemingway

Hemingway's Pulitzer Prize-winning classic The Old Man and the Sea is one of Hemingway's most enduring works. Told in language of great simplicity and power, it is the story of an old Cuban fisherman, down on his luck, and his supreme ordeal -- a ...

Narrator: Donald Sutherland
Published: 05/01/2006

The Fellowship of the Ring
by J. R. R. Tolkien

The original American dramatization as broadcast on National Public Radio.

Narrator: Ensemble cast
Published: 03/01/2007

The Two Towers
by J. R. R. Tolkien

The original American full dramatization as broadcast on National Public Radio. The Fellowship is broken; the quest to destroy the Ring seems already shrouded in disaster. But as the evil lord Sauron readies his armies for war, Frodo and Sam contin...

Narrator: Ensemble cast
Published: 03/01/2007

The Count of Monte Cristo
by Alexandre Dumas

The Count of Monte Cristo (French: Le Comte de Monte-Cristo) is an adventure novel by Alexandre Dumas, père. It is often considered, along with The Three Musketeers, as Dumas' most popular work. It is also among the highest selling books of a...

Narrator: David Clarke
Published: 01/31/2017

The Bridges of Madison County
by Robert James Waller

If you've ever experienced the one true love of your life, a love that for some reason could never be, you will understand why readers all over the world were so moved by this small, unknown first novel that they made it a publishing phenomenon and...

Narrator: Kelli O'Hara
Published: 02/04/2014

Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
by Mark Twain

Huckleberry Finn is a wonderful story filled with adventure and unforgettable characters that no one who has read it will ever forget. The book is noted for its colorful description of people and places along the Mississippi River. Set in a Souther...

Narrator: Annie Coleman Rothenberg
Published: 03/14/2017

The Postman Always Rings Twice
by James Cain

An amoral young tramp. A beautiful, sullen woman with an inconvenient husband. A problem that has only one, grisly solution -- a solution that only creates other problems that no one can ever solve.First published in 1934 and banned in Boston for i...

Narrator: Stanley Tucci
Published: 03/29/2005
{"id":"1713445","ean":"9781518949715","abr":"Unabridged","title":"The Canterbury Tales","subtitle":"","author":"Geoffrey Chaucer","rating_average":"3.67","narrator":"Group","ubr_id":"1713445","abr_id":"0","ubr_price":"2.99","abr_price":"0.00","ubr_memprice":"1.79","abr_memprice":"0.00","ubr_narrator":"Group","abr_narrator":"","ubr_length":"Unabridged: 19 hr 8 min","abr_length":"Abridged: "}