The best thing about Candide is, for me, how telling it is of Voltaire himself.
Truly a timeless master, Voltaire’s brilliance is incomparable and Candide remains one of my favorite literary masterpieces that I highly recommend.
I am not wild about Voltaire but the book is translated as he wrote it and Norton notes are great.
I got the book very soon and it is worth taking your time to read. I recommend reading this book.Published 19 months ago by Tai-Ya Sun
So, you might wonder why it would be worth the time to read an 18th c. philosopher like Voltaire in the 21st century? With regards to Candide, that's an easy question to answer. Read morePublished 20 months ago by Jason Zimmerman
the book was in as new condition. I am not wild about Voltaire but the book is translated as he wrote it and Norton notes are great.Published 20 months ago by DaveM
I'm honestly not sure what all the fuss is over Candide. It was funny and a lot easier to read than I expected, but... meh.Published 21 months ago by Zara Bell
The delievery was horrible. it came to me later than even the ezpected date. I had to wait for no reason. Anyway the book consition was good.Published 23 months ago by ji
I really enjoyed this book. Had to read for a class. There are so many things to make you think about issues and ideas in society. Read morePublished on August 7, 2012 by Nattyklis
I always trust the Norton Critical Edition of classic novels. They are always accurate, and when writing a paper or researching the critical essays following the novel or in this... Read morePublished on February 13, 2012 by Jaimee:)
Candide is another one of those books I wish I'd been forced to read at some point in my education, whether in my comparative literature classes in high school (which as previously... Read morePublished on May 17, 2005 by M. Elizabeth