The Canterbury Tales: Usborne Classics Retold

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In addition to reading the Italian and English translations of each canticle, searching is also available. But he wasn’t as frightened as he had been on Okinawa. Jack thinks he has a rival for Akiko's affections in a newcomer to the school, Takuan, the son of a famous poetess (no, not that Takuan). Also has a link to the author’s historical fiction blog, and over 150 book reviews. The supposed cure for the ailment according to physicians of the time?

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Publisher: Usborne Publishing Ltd; 1 edition (October 1, 2014)


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