Funny and interesting view of France mid 18th century.
If you buy one whopper of a tale there is another a paragraph away.
As a lover of the french philosopher and his time i can only
recommand with passion his works and especially Candide together with the other stories issued by the so... Read more
Voltaire's Candide is a scathing satire on one of the more popular metaphysical theories of his day: that is, we live in the best of all possible worlds. Read morePublished on May 21, 2005 by A reader
A great selection of stories where Voltaire shows off his literary style and espouses his philosophy on different topics. Read morePublished on November 22, 2003 by richard lionhearted
In a list of my six favorite books for "The Week" magazine, I wrote: "Whenever all seems lost, I pick up this 1759 tale of eternally optimistic yet misfortune-prone... Read morePublished on March 21, 2003 by Jeffrey L. Seglin
The book made me laugh out loud on many occasions. I recommend it to anyone.Published on August 24, 1999