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The Pardoners Tale, the Frankeleyns Tale & the Nonne Preestes Tale

AuthorGeoffrey Chaucer

NarratorRichard Bebb

Duration2h 38m

CategoriesAdult Fiction, Classics

Key StageA Level

PublisherNaxos

VersionUnabridged

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These three tales from 'The Canterbury Tales' are read in the original Middle English under the direction of Britain's foremost Chaucer scholar, Derek Brewer. The tales and their story-tellers display extraordinary variety and come from different sections of 'The Canterbury Tales'. Chaucer's portrait of the Pardoner himself, laced with hostile satire, is entertaining and revealing - a search for a pot of gold during the plague. 'The Nonne Preestes Tale' is the well-known folk story of the fox and the cock, Chanticleer. 'The Frankeleyns Tale' is different again and concerns faithfulness, love and magic.

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