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Candide : or, Optimism

Author: Voltaire
Publisher: London : H. Hamilton, 1947.
Series: Novel library.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Named Person: Voltaire
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Voltaire
OCLC Number: 2339792
Description: 163 pages ; 18 cm.
Contents: How Candide was raised in a noble mansion, and how he was driven --
What happened to Candide among the Bulgars --
How Candide saved himself from the Bulgars, and what became of him --
How Candide met his old philosophy teacher, Doctor Pangloss, and what had happened to him --
Tempest, shipwreck, earthquake, and what happened to Doctor Pangloss, Candide, and Jacques the Anabaptist --
How they had a beautiful auto-da-fé in order to put an end to the earthquake, and how Candide was flogged --
How an old woman took care of Candide and how he got back his beloved --
Cunégonde's story --
What happened to Cunégonde, to Candide, to the Grand Inquisitor, and to a Jew --
In what difficulty Candide, Cunégonde, and the old woman reached Cadiz, and how they boarded a ship --
The old woman's story --
More about the old woman's misfortunes --
How Candide was forced to leave lovely Cunégonde and the old woman --
How Candide and Cacambo were greeted by the Jesuits of Paraguay --
How Candide killed his dear Cunégonde's brother --
What happened to the two travelers with two girls, two monkeys, and the savages known as Oreillons --
Arrival of Candide and his valet in the land of Eldorado, and what they saw there --
What they saw in Eldorado --
How they got to Surinam, and how Candide came to know Martin --
What happened at sea to Candide and Martin --
Candide and Martin approach the French coast and argue --
What happened to Candide and Martin in France --
Candide and Martin reach the British coast, and what they see there --
Paquette and Friar Giroflée --
Visit to Lord Pococuranté, a nobleman of Venice --
A dinner that Candide and Martin shared with six foreigners, and who they were --
Candide's journey to Constantinople --
What happened to Candide, Cunégonde, Pangloss, Martin, etc. --
How Candide found Cunégonde and the old woman.
Series Title: Novel library.
Other Titles: Optimism.
Responsibility: by F.M.A. de Voltaire ; Translated from the French by Norman Cameron.

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