Candide

Candide
by Voltaire
1759/  95 pages –
rating 9

Written in 1759 (the same year as Tristram Shandy) this Enlightenment inspired satire is basically a statement in opposition to “”Therefore this is the best of all possible worlds,” a statement supposedly made by the German philosopher Gottfried Leibnitz (1646 – 1716) >>>>MORE >>>>

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2 Responses to Candide

  1. Sartenada says:

    You should read also:

    The Plague by Albert Camus. It was one of first books in French which I read first.

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  2. I’ve read it but not in French! Americans are so monolingual – I do speak a bit of Spanish.

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