The Life and Times of Chaucer

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9780394493176: The Life and Times of Chaucer

The pinnacle of Gardner’s medieval scholarship: a fascinating re-creation of the world of one of history’s greatest writers

In this exquisite biography, John Gardner brings to life Geoffrey Chaucer, illuminating his writings and their inspiration like never before. Through exhaustive research and expert storytelling, Gardner takes readers through Chaucer’s varied career - from writing The Canterbury Tales to performing diplomatic work at the Parliament - and creates a fully realized portrait of an author whose work would remake the English language forever.

Written with passion and insight, this a must-listen for those interested in Chaucer and the medieval time period.

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John Gardner’s gripping James Bond novels include: Seafire, License Renewed, Icebreaker, Role of Honour, Nobody Lives Forever, No Deals Mr. Bond, and Never Send Flowers.

Malcolm Graeme has appeared on and off Broadway in "Aida, The King and I, " Lincoln Center's "Hapgood, " and "M. Butterfly" (National Tour). His television appearances include "Law & Order, Follow the River, " and "Mr. Halpern and Mr. Johnson" (with Laurence Olivier). Film credits include "A Further Gesture, The Adventures of Sebastian Cole, " and "Reunion."

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