Francois Marie Arouet (1694–1778)—pen name Voltaire—was one of France's greatest writers and philosophers. His best-known works include Zadig, Candide, and the Dictionnaire Philosophique.
Zadig, ou La Destinée, ("Zadig, or The Book of Fate") (1747) is a famous novel written by the French Enlightenment philosopher Voltaire. It tells the story of Zadig, a philosopher in ancient Babylonia. The author does not attempt any historical accuracy,...[SEE MORE]