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Voltaire: Candide (French Texts (Focus)) (French Texts (Focus))

3.89  ·  Rating details ·  9 Ratings  ·  3 Reviews
Paperback, 176 pages
Published September 1st 2003 by Duckworth Publishing (first published February 19th 1995)
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Timmyb
Feb 02, 2011 rated it really liked it
I had forgotten how funny this work is! Voltaire cleverly shrouds his criticisms of philosophy and religion in the simple story of a world-tripping young man and his various comrades as he debunks the Rousseauist idea that this is the "best of all possible worlds."
Anna Josephine
Feb 21, 2012 rated it really liked it
Qui ne peut pas aimer Candide? Who can't love Candide?
Heath
Sep 26, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Far funnier (and shorter) than I remembered it--Candide will go on my list of things worth picking up and re-reading every couple of years.
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