Micromegas and Other Short Fictions

Kobo ebook | May 30, 2002

byFrancois Voltaire, Haydn Mason

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Something between a tale and a polemic, these "fables of reason" are feats of narrative compression and contain much of Voltaire's best and funniest writing. From ribald tales of adultery to conversations between cosmic travellers, the stories in this collection pose moral, philosophical and social questions. Reader and protagonist alike find their assumptions challenged as Voltaire mingles rationality and fantasy.

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Something between a tale and a polemic, these "fables of reason" are feats of narrative compression and contain much of Voltaire's best and funniest writing. From ribald tales of adultery to conversations between cosmic travellers, the stories in this collection pose moral, philosophical and social questions. Reader and protagonist ali...

Format:Kobo ebookPublished:May 30, 2002Publisher:Penguin Books LtdLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0141960698

ISBN - 13:9780141960692

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