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.
Candide is a delightful story filled with boundless misadventure while tackling the great philosophical issues of the Enlightenment era. The story is about Candide, a young man who is the illegitimate nephew of a German baron with whom he resides. When it... SEE MORE