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Candide and other stories

Author: Voltaire; Roger Pearson
Publisher: Oxford [England] ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1990.
Series: World's classics.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The book traces the picaresque adventures of the guileless Candide, who is forced into the army, flogged, shipwrecked, betrayed, robbed, separated from his beloved Cunegonde, tortured by the Inquisition, et cetera, all without losing his resilience and will to live and pursue a happy life.
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Genre/Form: Translations
Translations into English
Named Person: Voltaire; Voltaire
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Voltaire; Roger Pearson
ISBN: 0192817302 9780192817303
OCLC Number: 20931308
Description: xlv, 329 p. ; 19 cm.
Contents: Candide ---
Micromegas ---
Zadig ---
The ingenu ---
The white bull.
Series Title: World's classics.
Other Titles: Short stories.
Responsibility: Voltaire ; translated, with an introduction and notes by Roger Pearson.

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The book traces the picaresque adventures of the guileless Candide, who is forced into the army, flogged, shipwrecked, betrayed, robbed, separated from his beloved Cunegonde, tortured by the Inquisition, et cetera, all without losing his resilience and will to live and pursue a happy life.

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