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Candide, or, Optimism

Author: Voltaire; Theo Cuffe
Publisher: London : Penguin, 2005.
Series: Penguin classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A naive youth is conscripted, shipwrecked, robbed, and tortured by the Inquisition without losing his will to live.
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Genre/Form: Satire
Fiction
Translations
Named Person: Voltaire; Voltaire
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Voltaire; Theo Cuffe
ISBN: 9780140455106 0140455108
OCLC Number: 505302299
Language Note: Translated from the French.
Description: 155 pages : maps ; 20 cm.
Contents: Candide, or optimism --
App. 1. The alternative version of the opening of chapter 22 --
App. 2. Voltaire's Poem on the Lisbon disaster --
App. 3. Entries from Voltaire's Philosophical dictionary. Candide, or optimism --
The alternative version of the opening of chapter 22 --
Voltaire's poem on The Lisbon disaster --
Entries from Voltaire's philosophical dictionary.
Series Title: Penguin classics.
Responsibility: Voltaire ; translated and edited by Theo Cuffe ; with an introduction by Michael Wood.

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When his love for the Baron's daughter is discovered, Candide is cast out to make his own way in the world. And so he and his companions begin a breathless tour of Europe, South America and Asia, as  Read more...

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