In the first in a new series of brief biographies, bestselling author Peter Ackroyd brilliantly evokes the medieval world of England and provides an incomparable introduction to the great poet's works.
About the Author
Peter Ackroyd is the author of "Thames"; "London: The Biography"; "Albion: The Origins of the English Imagination" several successful novels; and the Ackroyd's Brief Lives series.
Simon Vance has recorded over four hundred audiobooks and has earned over twenty "AudioFile" Earphones Awards, including for his narration of "Scaramouche" by Rafael Sabatini. He is also the recipient of five coveted Audie Awards, including one for "The King's Speech" by Mark Logue and Peter Conradi, and he was named an "AudioFile" Best Voice of 2009.
"Listeners can feel the rhythm pulsing in Chaucer's words." ---AudioFile