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Candide, or, Optimism

Author: Voltaire
Publisher: Ware : Wordsworth Classics, 1993.
Series: Wordsworth classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : Wordsworth editionView all editions and formats
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With its vibrant new translation, perceptive introduction, and witty packaging, this new edition of Voltaireʹs masterpiece belongs in the hands of every reader pondering our assumptions about human behavior and our place in the world. Candide tells of the hilarious adventures of the naïve Candide, who doggedly believes that "all is for the best" even when faced with injustice, suffering, and despair.
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Genre/Form: Translations
Translations into English
Named Person: Voltaire; Voltaire
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Voltaire
ISBN: 1853260630 9781853260636
OCLC Number: 29845270
Language Note: Translated from the French.
Description: 163 pages ; 18 cm.
Series Title: Wordsworth classics.
Other Titles: Candide.
Candide
Optimism
Responsibility: Voltaire.

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This tale begins with the hero, Candide, being expelled from the Westphalian castle of Baron Thunder-ten-tronckh for making love to the Baron's daughter, Cunegonde. So begins a series of disastrous  Read more...

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