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Candide: Or Optimism (Penguin Classics)

Candide: Or Optimism (Penguin Classics)
Author: Francois Voltaire
ISBN 13: 9780140455106
ISBN 10: 140455108
Edition: Reprint
Publisher: Penguin Classics
Publication Date: 2009-02-24
Format: Paperback
Pages: 208
List Price: $13.00

Witty, caustic skewering of romance, science, philosophy, religion, government—nearly all human ideals and institutions.

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Two standards of European literature join Penguin's Classics Deluxe Editions club. Candide sports an especially spiffy cover by comic artist Chris Ware and a top text. The Undset volume combines all three parts of the epic with explanatory notes. Copyright 2005 Reed Business Information.