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The Road to Canterbury By Ian Serraillier,

  • Title: The Road to Canterbury
  • Author: Ian Serraillier
  • ISBN: 9780435122591
  • Page: 136
  • Format: Hardcover
  • One of a series of top quality fiction for schools, this is a collection of retellings of some of Chaucer s stories and character sketches in Canterbury Tales.
    The Road to Canterbury One of a series of top quality fiction for schools this is a collection of retellings of some of Chaucer s stories and character sketches in Canterbury Tales

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    1. As with The Enchanted Island , Serraillier attempts to make age old classics accessible and appealing to children or teenagers and those who are not at all accustomed to the tales represented Chaucer s The Canterbury Tales are fundamental to the study of English literature, so Serraillier s purpose in this case is admirable He chose nine tales which I think were an ideal choice 1 Prisoners of War The Knight s Tale , 2 The Cock and the Fox The Nun s Priest s Tale , 3 Patient Griselda The Scholar [...]

    2. This book is a re telling of some of the famous Canterbury Tales My favourite was the Pardoner s tale, the story of Death Three brothers are at an inn one night when they hear that a man has been stabbed in the back by someone called Death They decide to set out to slay him.On their way, they come across a pile of treasure beneath a tree The youngest brother runs to town to collect some food and three bottles of wine, whilst the others plot to murder him When he returns, the youngest brother poi [...]

    3. A simplified version of 9 tales from Chaucer s Canterbury Tales intended for non academic children who may better appreciate real literature with the hard bits removed So,no gristle or stringy tendons herejust the meat turnips of the most entertaining tales modern languagewith fine,if small, wood engravings in medieval style by John Lawrence I remembered my own confrontation with the real Chaucerian tales at A level in 1972 74e set textThe Franklin s Tale I always enjoyed hearing Mr McDowell one [...]

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