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kindle ✓ Candide ou l'Optimisme Õ Political satire doesn't age well but occasionally a diatribe contains enough art and universal mirth to survive long after its timeliness has passed Candide is such a book Penned by that Renaissance man of the Enlightenment Voltaire Candide is steeped in the political and philosophical controversies of the 1750Political satire doesn't age well but occasionally a diatribe contains enough art and universal mirth to survive long after its timeliness has passed Candide is such a book Penned by that Renaissance man of the Enlightenment Voltaire Candide is steeped in the political and philosophical controversies of the 1750s But for the general reader the novel's driving principle is clear enough the idea endemic in Voltaire's day that we live in the best of all possible worlds and apparent folly misery and strife are actually harbingers of a great Slightly disa

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N doing so gives the book a pleasant indomitability common to farce Says one character a princess turned one buttocked hag by unkind Fate I have wanted to kill myself a hundred times but somehow I am still in love with life This ridiculous weakness is perhaps one of our most melancholy propensities; for is there anything stupid than to be eager to go on carrying a burden which one would gladly throw away to loathe one's very being and yet to hold it fast to fondle the snake that devours us until it has eaten our hearts away Michael Gerb Iā€™m afraid

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Candide ou l'OptimismeEr good we cannot perceive is hogwash Telling the tale of the good natured but star crossed Candide think Mr Magoo armed with deadly force as he travels the world struggling to be reunited with his love Lady Cunegonde the novel smashes such ill conceived optimism to splinters Candide's tutor Dr Pangloss is steadfast in his philosophical good cheer in the face of and fantastic misfortune; Candide's other companions always supply good sense in the nick of time Still as he demolishes optimism Voltaire pays tribute to human resilience and i Candide is an