Candide by VOLTAIRECandide by VOLTAIRE


byVOLTAIRE, Dover Thrift EditionsEditorFrancois-marie Arouet

Paperback | January 1, 1991


Witty and caustic, Candide has ranked as one of the world''s great satires since its first publication in 1759. In the story of the trials and travails of the youthful Candide, his mentor Dr. Pangloss, and a host of other characters, Voltaire mercilessly satirizes and exposes romance, science, philosophy, religion, and government.
A leading freethinker of his time and an opponent of political and religious oppression, Voltaire was instrumental in popularizing serious philosophical, religious, and scientific ideas that were frequently derived from liberal thinkers in England, where he lived for two years after his imprisonment in the Bastille. Voltaire's writings...
Title:CandideFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:112 pages, 8.25 X 5.19 X 0.68 inShipping dimensions:112 pages, 8.25 X 5.19 X 0.68 inPublished:January 1, 1991Language:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0486266893

ISBN - 13:9780486266893

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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