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Candide or Optimism
By Michael Wood (introduced by), Voltaire and Theo Cuffe (trans)
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Penguin Classics
Publication date October 25, 2005
Pages 155
Binding Paperback
Edition Deluxe
Book category Adult Fiction
ISBN-13 9780143039426
ISBN-10 0143039423
Dimensions 0.75 by 6 by 9 in.
Weight 0.65 lbs.
Original list price $15.00
Summaries and Reviews
Summary
A classic, satiric novel, by the noted 18th century French author and philosopher chronicles the misadventures of the na$ve Candide, who continues to manifest her belief that 'all is for the best' despite the injustice, despair, and suffering she encounters in life. Reprint.
Editions
Hardcover
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With Theo Cuffe (other contributor) | from Penguin USA (August 20, 2014); titled "Candide Or Optimism: Or Optimism"
9780143125853 | details & prices | 214 pages | 5.50 × 7.75 × 0.75 in. | 0.75 lbs | List price $25.00
With Burton Raffel | from Yale Univ Pr (March 11, 2005); titled "Candide: Or Optimism"
9780300106558 | details & prices | 132 pages | 5.75 × 8.50 × 0.75 in. | 0.75 lbs | List price $24.00
With Peter Constantine | from Modern Library (January 18, 2005); titled "Candide: or, Optimism"
9780679643135 | details & prices | 119 pages | 5.00 × 7.25 × 0.75 in. | 0.45 lbs | List price $19.95
About: A classic, satiric novel, by the noted 18th century French author and philosopher chronicles the misadventures of the naèive Candide, who continues to manifest her belief that 'all is for the best' despite the injustice, despair, and suffering she encounters in life.
With Alan Odle (other contributor), Henry Morley (other contributor), Lauren Walsh (other contributor) | from Barnes & Noble (December 28, 2004)
9781593081782 | details & prices | 146 pages | 6.25 × 8.75 × 0.75 in. | 0.70 lbs | List price $7.95
Paperback
Book cover for 9780143039426 Book cover for 9780300119879 Book cover for 9780393932522 Book cover for 9780812972016 Book cover for 9780882951003 Book cover for 9781593080280 Book cover for 9781934169377
 
With Nicholas Cronk (other contributor) | 3 tra edition from W W Norton & Co Inc (April 15, 2016); titled "Candide, or Optimism: The Adams Translation"
9780393932522 | details & prices | 265 pages | 5.25 × 0.50 × 0.75 in. | 0.60 lbs | List price $21.30
With Philip Littell (other contributor) | from Norilana Books (December 31, 2006)
9781934169377 | details & prices | 128 pages | 6.00 × 9.00 × 0.50 in. | 0.46 lbs | List price $6.95
With Burton Raffel (other contributor) | 1 edition from Yale Univ Pr (December 15, 2006)
9780300119879 | details & prices | 132 pages | 5.00 × 8.25 × 0.75 in. | 0.50 lbs | List price $16.50
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With Michael Wood (other contributor), Theo Cuffe (other contributor) | Deluxe edition from Penguin Classics (October 25, 2005); titled "Candide or Optimism"
9780143039426 | details & prices | 155 pages | 6.00 × 9.00 × 0.75 in. | 0.65 lbs | List price $15.00
About: A classic, satiric novel, by the noted 18th century French author and philosopher chronicles the misadventures of the naïve Candide, who continues to manifest her belief that 'all is for the best' despite the injustice, despair, and suffering she encounters in life.
With Diane Johnson (other contributor), Peter Constantine (other contributor) | from Modern Library (October 11, 2005); titled "Candide: Or, Optimism"
9780812972016 | details & prices | 119 pages | 5.25 × 8.00 × 0.25 in. | 0.25 lbs | List price $10.00
With Gita May, Alan Odle (other contributor), Henry Morley, Lauren Walsh (other contributor) | from Barnes & Noble (December 1, 2003)
9781593080280 | details & prices | 192 pages | 5.00 × 7.75 × 0.50 in. | 0.35 lbs | List price $6.95
from Blackwell Pub (November 1, 1985); titled "Candide, Or, Optimism"
9780882951003 | details & prices | 5.25 × 7.75 × 0.50 in. | 0.30 lbs | List price $11.95

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