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Candide: or Optimism

Candide: or Optimism
Author: Voltaire
ISBN 13: 9780300119879
ISBN 10: 300119879
Edition: 1
Publisher: Yale University Press
Publication Date: 2006-12-15
Format: Paperback
Pages: 176
List Price: $16.50

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.