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Candide and Other Stories

(1990)
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Candide is the story of a gentle man who, though pummeled and slapped in every direction by fate, clings desperately to the belief that he lives in "the best of all possible worlds." On the surface a witty, bantering tale, this eighteenth-century classic is actually a savage, satiric thrust at the philosophical optimism that proclaims that all disaster and human suffering is part of a benevolent cosmic plan. Fast, funny, often outrageous, the French philosopher's immortal narrative takes Candide around the world to discover that - contrary to the teachings of his distringuished tutor Dr. Pangloss - all is not always for the best. Alive with wit, brilliance, and graceful storytelling, Candide has become Voltaire's most celebrated work.

Genre: Literary Fiction

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September 2006 : UK Hardback
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Title: Candide and Other Stories (Collector's Library)
Author(s): Voltaire
ISBN: 1-904919-94-4 / 978-1-904919-94-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Macmillan Collector's Library
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October 1992 : USA Hardback
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Title: Candide and Other Stories (Everyman's Library Classics Series)
Author(s): Voltaire
ISBN: 0-679-41746-X / 978-0-679-41746-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Everyman's Library
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July 1966 : UK Hardback
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Title: Candide (World's Classics)
Author(s): Voltaire
ISBN: 0-19-250611-0 / 978-0-19-250611-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Oxford University Press
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August 2019 : USA Paperback
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Title: Candide and Other Stories
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ISBN: 1-4209-6380-5 / 978-1-4209-6380-9 (USA edition)
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January 2010 : USA Paperback
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Title: Candide and Other Stories
Author(s): Voltaire
ISBN: 1-4209-3462-7 / 978-1-4209-3462-5 (USA edition)
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April 2008 : UK Paperback
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Title: Candide and Other Stories n/e (Oxford World's Classics)
Author(s): Voltaire
ISBN: 0-19-953561-2 / 978-0-19-953561-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: Oxford University Press
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June 2006 : UK Paperback
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Title: Candide and Other Stories (Oxford World's Classics)
Author(s): Voltaire
ISBN: 0-19-280726-9 / 978-0-19-280726-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Oxford University Press
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April 1998 : UK Paperback
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Title: Candide and Other Stories (Oxford World's Classics)
Author(s): Voltaire
ISBN: 0-19-283426-6 / 978-0-19-283426-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: Oxford University Press
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1995 : USA Paperback
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Title: Candide: And Other Stories
Author(s): Voltaire
ISBN: 1-56619-705-8 / 978-1-56619-705-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Barnes & Noble
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November 1990 : UK Paperback
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Title: Candide (World's Classics S.)
Author(s): Voltaire
ISBN: 0-19-281730-2 / 978-0-19-281730-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: Oxford Paperbacks
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Title: Candide and Other Stories
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June 2010 : USA Kindle edition
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Title: Candide and Other Stories
Author(s): Voltaire
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June 2006 : Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Candide and Other Stories (Oxford World's Classics)
Author(s): Voltaire
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