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Candide; or, Optimism: a new translation, backgrounds, criticism.

Author: Voltaire
Publisher: New York, Penguin [1947]
Series: Penguin classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Candide deals with the problems of suffering and evil. Voltaire attacks the hopelessness and callousness of the "all is for the best" philosophy, personified by tutor Pangloss. The resilience of  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Voltaire
ISBN: 0140440046 9780140440041
OCLC Number: 646530551
Description: 144 pages 18 cm.
Series Title: Penguin classics.
Other Titles: Optimism.
Candide.
Responsibility: Translated by John Butt.

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