Category: Language & Literature / Poetry Anthologies
Publication date: 19700730
Number of pages: 528
One spring day, 30 pilgrims set off from an inn in Southwark for a shrine in Canterbury. The inn keeper offers a free dinner, on their return, to the person who can tell the best story. So begins an assortment of tales from such varied characters as the Knight, the Wife of Bath and the Miller.
What the papers say:
"Selina Hastings has prised out the best stories from their complex settings without warping them... Reg Cartwright illustrates in singing colour." Susan Hill, The Sunday Times; "A glorious book." Chris Powling, The Observer; "Zestfully retold... Colourful and attractive." The Times Educational Supplement
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