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About this product Synopsis “With Candide, Voltaire bumptiously skewered the fashionable misinterpretation of the edihion of philosophical optimism, unerringly offending kings, scientists, fanaticals, publishers, journalists, and even priests; composed in a mere three days, Candide’s capacity to amuse, disgust, and surprise endures today, roughly ninety thousand days later. All in all, it’s a delightful little package, sure to be a favorite of fans of the enlightenment or despotic oligarchs seeking tips and tricks to increase their fan base.

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