Candide: Or Optimism (Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition) Voltaire

Candide: Or Optimism (Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition)

Author: Voltaire
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Book Title
Candide: Or Optimism (Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition)
Author
Voltaire
ISBN
9780143039426
With its vibrant new translation, perceptive introduction, and witty packaging, this new edition of Voltaire's masterpiece belongs in the hands of every reader pondering our assumptions about human behavior and our place in the world. Candide tells of the hilarious adventures of the na ve Candide, who doggedly believes that "all is for the best" even when faced with injustice, suffering, and despair. Controversial and entertaining, Candide is a book that is vitally relevant today in our world pervaded by--as Candide would say--"the mania for insisting that all is well when all is by no means well."Binding Type: PaperbackAuthor: VoltairePublisher: Penguin GroupPublished: 10/25/2005ISBN: 9780143039426Pages: 155Weight: 0.51lbsSize: 8.30h x 5.70w x 0.50dReview Citations: Ingram Advance 11/01/2005 pg. 92Library Journal 11/15/2005 pg. 107Accelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 28450 / CandideReading Level: 7.3 / Interest Level: Upper Grade / Point Value: 5
With its vibrant new translation, perceptive introduction, and witty packaging, this new edition of Voltaire's masterpiece belongs in the hands of every reader pondering our assumptions about human behavior and our place in the world. Candide tells of the hilarious adventures of the na ve Candide, who doggedly believes that "all is for the best" even when faced with injustice, suffering, and despair. Controversial and entertaining, Candide is a book that is vitally relevant today in our world pervaded by--as Candide would say--"the mania for insisting that all is well when all is by no means well."

Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Voltaire
Publisher: Penguin Group
Published: 10/25/2005
ISBN: 9780143039426
Pages: 155
Weight: 0.51lbs
Size: 8.30h x 5.70w x 0.50d

Review Citations: Ingram Advance 11/01/2005 pg. 92
Library Journal 11/15/2005 pg. 107

Accelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 28450 / Candide
Reading Level: 7.3 / Interest Level: Upper Grade / Point Value: 5
With its vibrant new translation, perceptive introduction, and witty packaging, this new edition of Voltaire's masterpiece belongs in the hands of every reader pondering our assumptions about human behavior and our place in the world. Candide tells of the hilarious adventures of the na ve Candide, who doggedly believes that "all is for the best" even when faced with injustice, suffering, and despair. Controversial and entertaining, Candide is a book that is vitally relevant today in our world pervaded by--as Candide would say--"the mania for insisting that all is well when all is by no means well."

Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Voltaire
Publisher: Penguin Group
Published: 10/25/2005
ISBN: 9780143039426
Pages: 155
Weight: 0.51lbs
Size: 8.30h x 5.70w x 0.50d

Review Citations: Ingram Advance 11/01/2005 pg. 92
Library Journal 11/15/2005 pg. 107

Accelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 28450 / Candide
Reading Level: 7.3 / Interest Level: Upper Grade / Point Value: 5