Candide is the most read and published work by Voltaire (the real name is François-Marie Arouet). The characters of the story - Candide, his friend Cunégonde and his mentor Pangloss - go around the world; they are present at the Seven Year's War, seizure of Azov by Russians, Lisbon earthquake, and even visit a fairy-tale land Eldorado...
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Review: CandideUser Review - Pete - Goodreads
Candide (1759) by Voltaire is a short, entertaining satire that attacks Leibniz's view that we live in the best of all possible worlds. The word Panglossian comes from the book. The rhythm of the book ... Read full review
Review: CandideUser Review - Candy - Goodreads
I didn't know what to expect, but was instantly engaged. Thank you Long Branch Library for enabling my summer reading experiences. I was interested that a chapter was inspired by the great Lisbon ... Read full review