Candide

Candide

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Candide, ou l’Optimisme, (“Candide, or Optimism”) (1759) is a picaresque novel by the Enlightenment
philosopher Voltaire. Voltaire never openly admitted to having written the controversial Candide; the work is
signed with a pseudonym: “Monsieur le docteur Ralph”, literally “Mister Doctor Ralph.”Sardonic in outlook, it
follows the naïve protagonist Candide from his first exposure to the precept that “all is for the best in this,
the best of all possible worlds,” and on through a series of adventures that dramatically disprove that ...
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Chapters
  1. 01
    Chapter 00
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  2. 02
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  3. 03
    Chapter 02
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