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Author: Voltaire
On the surface a witty, bantering tale of adventure (or misadventure), CANDIDE is actually a savage, satiric thrust at the philosophical optimism which proclaims that nation-wide disasters and individual suffering are both just part of a cosmic plan which is essentially good. Voltaire was not prepared to excuse the world's evil quite so easily,...  more »
ISBN: 223138
Publication Date: 8/1/1971
Pages: 122

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Publisher: Bantam Books, Inc.
Book Type: Paperback
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