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Voltaire: Candide and Zadig (Unabridged)

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XC 6881
 
Voltaire: Candide and Zadig (Unabridged)
ISBN: 9789629547820
Download Size: 333 Mb
Running Time (H:M): 07:03:03
Release Date: August 2008
Originally recorded in 2008
Author
Voltaire
Reader Soloist
Neville Jason
Genre:
Spoken Word
Classic Fiction

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Voltaire: Candide and Zadig (Unabridged)
Voltaire
Read by Neville Jason
Voltaire's razor-sharp satire on philosophical optimism Candide is coupled here with another of the author's most celebrated works, Zadig. Both challenge the moral and philosophical orthodoxies of the day with humour and sly wit, whilst parodying the clichéd formulas of so many contemporary novels. Candide traces the fortunes of its titular character, a staunch optimist who eventually becomes disillusioned by a series of hardships and misfortunes. Zadig likewise follows its main character Zadig, a Babylonian philosopher, as he is subjected to the whims of Fate and the machinations of those around him.




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