Candide

Candide is a French satire first published in 1759 by Voltaire, a philosopher of the Age of Enlightenment. The novella has been widely translated, with English versions titled...

Zadig

Zadig, a good-hearted, handsome young man from Babylonia, is in love with Sémire and they are to marry. Sémire, however, has another suitor: Orcan wants her for himself. Zadig...

The Black And The White

The adventure of the youthful Rustan is generally known throughout the whole province of Candahar. He was the only son of a Mirza of that country. The title of Mirza there is much...

Candide

Sarcastic, satirical, irreverent -Voltaire s Candide is French literature at its cheekiest. Raised in an idyllic world where hope and positivity come easily, a young Candide is...

Candide

Candide by Voltaire. In this splendid book of Voltaire’s satiric masterpiece, all the celebrated wit, irony, and trenchant social commentary of one of the great works of the...

Candide

The story follows the eponymous hero and his tutor Doctor Pangloss through a series of adventures and misfortunes all the time doggedly attempting, against the odds, to adhere to...

The Man Of Forty Crowns

The causes of our poverty; a poverty which we hide under varnished ceilings, or with the help of our dealers in fashion. We are poor with taste. There are some officers of...

The White Bull

The story is based on the Greek tale of Europa and the bull. The white bull is in fact the Greek god Zeus. Set in Ancient Egypt, Princess Amasidia, daughter to King Amasis, is...

Jeannot and Colin

Voltaire was the nom de plume of François-Marie Arouet (1694-1778), a well known writer, poet, satirist and wit whose ascerbic criticism of many institutions of the day once...

Candide

Candide, is a French satire written in 1759 by Voltaire, a philosopher of the Age of Enlightenment. One of the finest satires ever written, this lively tale follows the absurdly...

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