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Candide

Voltaire

Candide is the story of a gentle man who, though pummeled and slapped in every direction by fate, clings desperately to the belief that he lives in "the best of all possible worlds." On the surface a witty, bantering tale, this eighteenth-century classic is actually a savage, satiric thrust at the philosophical optimism that proclaims that all disa...
Publish Date
2017
April 21
First Published in 1759
Goodreads rating
3.77
ISBN
9781640320406
Recommendations
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A light hearted satire that pokes fun at optimism, philosophy, politics, and power.      source