| Bloomsbury Pub Plc USA, November 7, 2005, cover price $35.00 | About this edition:
Presents the life of the French philosopher, discussing his literary and philosophical writings, his tumultuous relationships with some of the rulers and thinkers of his day, and his lasting influence on French culture.
| Gardners Books, November 7, 2005, cover price $31.85 | About this edition:
With its tale of illegitimacy, prison, stardom, exile, love affairs and tireless battles against critic, priest and king, this biography tells the story of the father of Enlightenment.
| Bloomsbury Pub Ltd, November 6, 2006, cover price $22.75 | About this edition:
During much of his life Voltaire's plays and verse made him the toast of society, but his barbed wit and commitment to reason also got him into trouble.