Candide or Optimism (paperback) Voltaire
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Candide or Optimism (paperback) Voltaire

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This edition is essentially that of Richard Aldington edited with reference to the French editions by André Morize and George R. Havens. Norman L. Torrey's introduction is a brief commentary on Voltaire's central purpose of reducing the doctrine of philosophical optimism to absurdity. Also included are a list of principal dates in the life of Voltaire and a selected bibliography.

April 2022