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The Bishop's Tale
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Series: Dame Frevisse Medieval Mysteries, Book 3. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 55,950. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2011 by Justin Alexander. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
"MAY GOD STRIKE ME DOWN WITHIN THE HOUR!" To the guests at the mourning feast for Thomas Chaucer, the last words of the detested Sir Clement Sharpe had been enough to damn him in the eyes of God. But the crafty Dame Frevisse and cunning Bishop Beaufort suspect that there may be an all-too-mortal hand at work in Sir Clement's death...
The Stone-Worker's Tale
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Series: Dame Frevisse Medieval Mysteries, Book 6. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,000. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2011 by Justin Alexander. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Simon the sculptor had been truly touched by God's gift. He saw beauty that others could not and brought it to life through his craft. But Simon also saw the beauty of Elyn. Clandestine meetings have given way to sinful lust, and now the two lovers have vanished. But Frevisse alone suspects there may be some darker truth behind the midnight vanishing...
The Murderer's Tale
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Series: Dame Frevisse Medieval Mysteries, Book 8. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 69,670. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2011 by Justin Alexander. Category: Fiction » Literature » Religious
The wealthy Lionel Knyvet has been possessed by a foul demon. Seeking relief from the horrific terrors visited upon his body each fortnight, Lionel has dragged his entire household on an endless pilgrimage across the breadth and length of England. Dame Frevisse wants merely to enjoy the peace of the road, but instead finds herself draawn into the vilest depths of the human soul.
The Prioress' Tale
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Series: Dame Frevisse Medieval Mysteries, Book 9. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 81,500. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2012 by Justin Alexander. Category: Fiction » Historical » Medieval
Under the harsh hand of its newly elected prioress, St. Frideswide's has become a place of deadly sin. The corruption has found fertile soil in the rage and greed of Domina Alys, who has turned the priory into a boarding house for her relatives, the Godfreys. If Frevisse cannot save the nunnery from itself, then St. Frideswide's may be no more... NOMINATED FOR THE 1998 EDGAR AWARD
The Two Noble Kinsmen In Plain and Simple English (A Modern Translation and the Original Version)
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Series: Plain and Simple English, Book 57. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 102,950. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Classics
The Two Noble Kinsmen is loosely based on Chaucer's "The Knight's Tale." But it's not your traditional remake--it's just as hard to understand as Chaucer's original! If you are having trouble understand the play, then let BookCaps help with this modern translation. If you have struggled in the past reading Shakespeare, then BookCaps can help you out.
Waterfall
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,550. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2012 by My Ebook Publishing House. Category: Plays » Medieval
Waterfall is a one-act play based on The Pardoner's Tale by Geoffrey Chaucer. This play is a rollercoaster, packed with unexpected turns of events and outpourings of emotion, truly a masterpiece!
A Selection from the Memoirs of Leopold LaPied
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Price: Free! Words: 7,660. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Medieval
Found in an old shoebox, this exercise in academic satire features the section in which an obscure medieval author travels with Geoffrey Chaucer and the pilgrims to Canterbury, as Chaucer chronicled in The Canterbury Tales. Leopold LaPied was there, although he did not make it into the Tales. Included is an afterword (sort of), commentary (kind of), and updated afterword.
The General Prologue by Geoffrey Chaucer: A Critical Introduction
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Series: Crtical Introduction, Book 2. Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 79,840. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides - Literature
The book is virtually unique in providing, in a single volume, a comprehensive analysis of The General Prologue. It places the work in the context of the social change in late fourteenth century England and analyzes each pilgrim’s description in socio-historical terms. The poem is supported by the author’s own modernization of the text to enable the reader to understand Chaucer’s Middle English.
The Wife of Bath’s Prologue and Tale by Geoffrey Chaucer: Text & Critical Introduction
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Series: Text and Critical Introduction, Book 2. Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 57,220. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary criticism
This book uniquely offers everything a reader needs to appreciate the text. It gives the reader a newly edited Middle English text with modernization and a commentary. Also included are chapters on the General Prologue, the Structure of the Wife's Prologue and Tale, the Teller and the Tale, and a comparison with three other tales of the Knight and the Loathly Lady.
The Apes of Eden - The Journey Begins
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,280. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
Can one literary work be an epic poem, a tutorial on philosophies from Mesopotamia to the present and a laugh-out-loud compendium of satirical humor? Welcome to The Apes of Eden - The Journey Begins. I'm kinda glad you got us in this fix-- you never let me do my magic tricks.