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Book 20: Candide

Candide by Voltaire
Candide by Voltaire

 

This marks the halfway point! Candide┬áby Voltaire was a suggestion from my sister, and kindly lent to me by a friend. The back cover says “he whisks his young hero and friends through a ludicrous variety of tortures, tragedies and reversals of fortune…. The result is one of the glories of eighteenth-century satire.”

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