Kirsti's Reviews > Candide: or, Optimism

Candide by Voltaire
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Aug 15, 2008

really liked it
bookshelves: fantasy, humor, mayhem, fiction, philosophy, history
Recommended to Kirsti by: Greg, Leah
Recommended for: people who enjoy SHORT classic literature

I agree with Leah . . . it's a good thing this book has so many footnotes, prefaces, maps, and appendices; otherwise I wouldn't know what was so funny.

Jacket art by Chris Ware is delightful, BTW.

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