Candide

by Voltaire
Author(s):Voltaire
Language: English
Publisher: Dover Publications
Published Date: 1st January, 1991
ISBN: 0486266893
Total Pages: 94
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About the book Candide

Candide is a PHILOSOPHY book which was published by Dover Publications on 1st January, 1991 . Voltaire is the author of this book. This book is written in English and has 94 number of pages.

Brought up in the household of a powerful Baron, Candide is an open-minded young man, whose tutor, Pangloss, has instilled in him the belief that 'all is for the best'. But when his love for the Baron's rosy-cheeked daughter is discovered, Candide is cast out to make his own way in the world. And so he and his various companions begin a breathless tour of Europe, South America and Asia, as an outrageous series of disasters befall them - earthquakes, syphilis, a brush with the Inquisition, murder - sorely testing the young hero's optimism.


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