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Candide, or, Optimism / Voltaire ; translated and edited by Theo Cuffe ; with an introduction by Michael Wood.

By: Voltaire, 1694-1778.
Contributor(s): Cuffe, Theo | Wood, Michael, 1936-.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Penguin classics. Publisher: London : Penguin, 2005Description: xxxvii, 155 pages : maps ; 20 cm.Content type: text | cartographic image Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780140455106 (paperback).Subject(s): School textDDC classification: 843.5 Summary: When his love for the Baron's daughter is discovered, Candide is cast out to make his own way in the world. And so he and his companions begin a breathless tour of Europe, South America and Asia, as an outrageous series of disasters befall them earthquakes, syphilis, a brush with the Inquisition, and murder, testing the young hero's optimism.
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When his love for the Baron's daughter is discovered, Candide is cast out to make his own way in the world. And so he and his companions begin a breathless tour of Europe, South America and Asia, as an outrageous series of disasters befall them earthquakes, syphilis, a brush with the Inquisition, and murder, testing the young hero's optimism.

Translated from the French.

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