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Candide 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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  • Paperback
  • 129 pages
  • Candide
  • Voltaire
  • English
  • 05 August 2019
  • 0486266893

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  1. says:

    Bonjour, M Candide Bienvenue au site Goodreads Qu en pensez vousIt s OK, we can speak English Pour encourager les autres, as one might say Eh superI mean, good So, what do you make of twenty first century Britain Vraiment sympathiqueI am reading of your little scandale with the expenses of the Houses of Parliament It is a great moment for la d mocratie Now there will be des lections, the people will be able to choose better representatives, we will see that the country ha Bonjour, M Candide Bienvenue au site Goodreads Qu en pensez vousIt s OK, we can speak English Pour encourager les autres, as one might say Eh superI mean, good So, what do you make of twenty first century Britain Vraiment sympathiqueI am reading of your little scandale with the expenses of the Houses of Parliament It is a great moment for la d mocratie Now there will be des lections, the people will be able to choose better representatives, we will see that the country has become stronger as a result So really it was a good thing Oh, of course, all is for the best in the best of all possible worlds What Including, I don t know, the Iraq War AbsoluementIt is similar If M Bush had not started this very unpopular war, then the American voters would never have decided to choose M Obama, who you can see is the best possible pr sident you could have at this moment tr s difficile de l histoire But I think they chose him,than anything else, becau...


  2. says:

    Voltaire s novel introduces the reader to Candide, a wide eyed, calm and slightly bland young gentleman who resides at Castle Westphalia and who believes in the philosophy that everything in the world is for the best One of the first scenes is filled with two emotional opposites for Candide who first gets to kiss his love, Cunegonde behind a screen, only to then be kicked out of the castle, literally, by the Baron of Thunder ten Tronckh Here then begins Candide s incredible, fantastical adve Voltaire s novel introduces the reader to Candide, a wide eyed, calm and slightly bland young gentleman who resides at Castle Westphalia and who believes in the philosophy that everything in the world is for the best One of the first scenes is filled with two emotional opposites ...


  3. says:

    Candide is an accessible masterpiece which demonstrated to the world Volatire s genius as a satirist The eponymous Candide is a young man tutored by an optimist who is convinced according to the cause and effect philosophy of Leibniz and perhaps is best summarized in Voltaire s leitmotif that human beings live in the best of all possible worlds Alexander Pope rather laughably made the same outrageous claim in his Essay on Man in which he writes, Everything that is is right How can thi Candide is an accessible masterpiece which demonstrated to the world Volatire s genius as a satirist The eponymous Candide is a young man tutored by an optimist who is convinced according to the cause and effect philosophy of Leibniz and perhaps is best summarized in Voltaire s leitmotif that human beings live in the best of...


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    Slightly disappointed with the next Gabriel Garcia Marquez, I took on this classic in one sitting.J US Where has this one been all my life I adore Candide because it is rife with adventure, it is a speedy read, and at the very end you experience a vortex of feelings and NOVEL concepts It transcends literature itself.Compare this to Dante To Shakespeare I could not help but smile at all the awful misadventures of our poor fool This is made for someone, like me, who thinks The Alchemist Slightly disappointed with the next Gabriel Garcia Marquez, I took on this classic in one sitting.J US Where has this one been all my life I adore Candide because it is rife with adventure, it is a speedy read, and at the very end you experience a vortex of feelings and NOVEL concepts I...


  5. says:

    If this is the best of possible worlds, what then are the others If the world was created to drive us mad, as one character in Candide suggests, it is quite well suited for its purpose and running like a fine tuned machine If, on the other hand, everything is for the best in this best of possible worlds, as the optimist philosopher Pangloss claims in admiration for Leibniz idea of a benevolent, planning, organised deity, the above question is fair and scary What are the other worlds like, If this is the best of possible wor...


  6. says:

    I dedicate this review to my dear friend Roger, a writer of inspiring reviews This is in great part in answer to your question Do you ever read anything light Roger made me think what major literature work, as nothing less would do , that I read would fit the definition of light Of course, Candide came up front to my mind And what makes Candide so brilliant and hilarious Not one think, but various factors combined 1 Remarkable characters a hopelessly na ve protagonist, for whom you ha I dedicate this review to my dear friend Roger, a writer of inspiring reviews This is in great part in answer to your question Do you ever rea...


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    panglossian adj characterized by or given to extreme optimism, especially in the face of unrelieved hardship or adversity. If an English word came from a book s character, that must be something If the book was written and first published in the 18th century and many people still read it up to now, that must be really something.I thought Voltaire s Candide was a difficult boring slow long read Wrong Exactly the opposite It s an easy, very entertaining, fast paced and short only 100 page panglossian adj characterized by or given to extreme optimism, especially in the face of unrelieved hardship or adversity. If an English word came from a book s character, that must be something If the book was written and first published in the 18th century and many people still read it up to now, that must be really something.I thought Voltaire s Candide was a difficult boring slow long read Wrong Exactly the opposite It s an easy, very entertaining, fast paced ...


  8. says:

    Zounds This book is wildly entertaining and I giggled all the way through Candide s awful adventures Who would have thought that murder, rape, slavery, sexual exploitation, natural disaster, pillaging, theft, and every other oppression imaginable could be so funny Here s some pretty good insight from the old woman with one buttockI have been a hundred times upon the point of killing myself, but still I was fond of life This ridiculous weakness is, perhaps, one of the dangerous principles im Zounds This book is wildly entertaining and I giggled all the way through Candide...


  9. says:

    I loved Candide It is such a brilliant satire on the ideas observed through the glass of rosy eyed philosophyAll is for the best in the best of all possible worldsCandide, a young fellow, believes that whatever happens is for the best, courtesy his tutor Dr Pangloss The writing covers a number of unfavorable happenings and incidents, which should have been sufficient enough to let him abandon the colored glasses But voila Our man Candide is one optimist He continues believing even I loved Candide It is such a brilliant satire on the ideas observed through the glass of rosy eyed philosophyAll is for the best in the best of all possible worldsCandide, a young fellow, believes that whatever happens is for the best, courtesy his tutor Dr Pangloss The writing covers a number of unfavorable happenings and incidents, which should have been sufficient enough to let him abandon the colored glasses But voila Our man Candide is one optimist He continues believing even through all the misfortunes in life Nothing, not even the greatest follies of mankind like injustice, greed, apathy can shake his belief In search of his beloved, Lady Cunegonde, he faces one trouble after another at each step believing the philosophy to be true for he believes that he will be happy after he reunites with the love of his life Af...


  10. says:

    This is a truly hilarious satire which starts with poor Candide being kicked out of the castle where he was born and brought up, after he falls in love with the baron s daughter, Cunegonde Then his troubles begin, and he ends up travelling all around the world looking for his beloved.Candide experiences trial after trial, each one as bad and as far fetched as the last However, the way in which these trials were described did not make one feel too sorry for him the story hadof the feel o This is a truly hilarious satire which starts with poor Candide being kicked out of the castle where he was born and brought up, after he falls in love with the baron s daughter, Cunegonde Then his troubles begin, and he ends up travelling all around the world looking for his beloved.Candide experiences trial after trial, each one as bad and as far fetched as the last However, the way in which these trials were described did not make one feel too sorry for him the story hadof the feel of a tragicomedy, especially with the speed of events and the gross exaggerations.Candide s mentor, the philosopher, Pangloss, was such an infuriating yet funny character He maintains that everything is for the best in this best of all possible worlds and stubbornly sticks by this maxim This book is a bildungsroman of sorts because we see wh...

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