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Candide and Other Stories by Voltaire
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Nov 28, 15

really liked it
bookshelves: french
Recommended to Maureen by: Mrs. Smith
Recommended for: everyone
Read in January, 1966

I read Candide in French class, and enjoyed it enormously. Pangloss' eternal optimism is a bit much to take, but it makes for a very entertaining read as Candide and Pangloss make their way through a downward spiral of experiences. Voltaire is still a smart, witty writer with a joie de vivre that comes through on every page.
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