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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:   Print 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 pages ; 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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A translation of five major stories - "Micromegas", "Zadig", "The Ingenu", "The White Bull", and "Candide" - accompanied by an introduction and notes, which are useful to the modern reader.  Read more...

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"The inclusion of Zadis and other tales with Candide, and the useful introduction, select bibliography, chronology and notes make this the ideal edition for student use."--John Kandl, Walsh University Read more...

 
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