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Candide / Jean Francois Marie Arouet de Voltaire ; illustrated by Rockwell Kent.

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Hood River County Library District.

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Summary:

Candide is about a man who believes in the philosophy that "what happens, happens for the best in the end," that was taught to him by his personal philosopher Dr. Panlosss. Candide goes through many, many trials and everyone he meets has had something terrible happen to them. He searches the world over for his love Cundgonde. And in the end finds that the simplest things in life: love, friends, and health are all that matters.
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Hood River County Library FIC VOLTAIRE (Text) 33892100285833 Adult Fiction Book None 12/13/2016 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 0394499034
  • ISBN: 9780679642589
  • ISBN: 0679642587
  • Physical Description: 111 pages : illustrations ; 30 cm.
  • Publisher: New York : Random House, 1975.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Reprint of the 1928 ed. published by Random House, New York.
Formatted Contents Note:
An Appreciation / Andre Maurois -- How Candide was brought up in a beautiful castle, and how he was driven from it -- What happened to Candide among the Bulgars -- How Candide escaped from the Bulgars, and what happened to him -- How Candide met his former philosophy teacher, Dr. Pangloss, and what ensued -- Storm, shipwreck and earthquake, and what happened to Dr. Pangloss, Candide and James the Anabaptist -- How a fine auto-da-fe was performed to prevent earthquakes, and how Candide was flogged -- How an old woman took care of Candide, and how he found the object of his love -- Cunegonde's story -- What happened to Cunegonde, Candide, the Grand Inquisitor and the Jew -- How Candide, Cunegonde and the old woman arrived at Cadiz in great distress, and how they set sail from there -- The old woman's story -- Further misfortunes of the old woman -- How Candide was forced to leave the fair Cunegonde and the old woman -- How Candide and Cacambo were received by the Jesuits of Paraguay -- How Candide killed the brother of his beloved Cunegonde -- What happened to the two travelers with two girls, two monkeys, and the savages know as the Oreillons -- How Candide and his valet came to the land of Eldorado -- What they saw in the land of Eldorado -- What happened to them at Surinam, and how Candide became acquainted with Martin -- What happened to Candide and Martin at sea -- How Candide and Martin reasoned with each other as they approached the coast of France -- What happened to Candide and Martin in France.
Summary, etc.:
Candide is about a man who believes in the philosophy that "what happens, happens for the best in the end," that was taught to him by his personal philosopher Dr. Panlosss. Candide goes through many, many trials and everyone he meets has had something terrible happen to them. He searches the world over for his love Cundgonde. And in the end finds that the simplest things in life: love, friends, and health are all that matters.
Subject: Philosophy, Modern > 18th century
Imaginary letters
Great Britain > Civilization > 18th century

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