The Portable Voltaire
This collection contains Candide (Part I complete); three of his finest stories; a cross-section of his brilliant letters; more than seventy articles from the unique Philosophical Dictionary; a number of wide-ranging essays; and the long poem:The Lisbon Earthquake.
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Review: The Portable VoltaireUser Review - Frances Margaret - Goodreads
I remember picking this up at the university library and I had to take it home with me. Good stuff. Was not able to finish the entire thing though as I had to return it to the library. I haven't found a copy of that book anywhere... Read full review
Review: The Portable VoltaireUser Review - Anthony Zupancic - Goodreads
Voltaire is funny. That is enough for me. He also has a critical eye that exposes absurdity and societal problems. Like Ambrose Bierce's "The Devil's Dictionary," the passages from "Selections..." are amazing nuggets of satirical craft that are a delight to read. Read full review