Candide

Narrated by: Tom Whitworth
Length: 3 hrs and 40 mins
4.1 out of 5 stars (55 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

This is the tale of the happy but ill-fated Candide and his progressive disillusionment with the idea that we live in the best of all possible worlds. His tutor, Dr. Pangloss, embodies this philosophy of good cheer, even in the face of ever more absurd misfortunes. Luckily, Candide's other companions provide an over-supply of good sense.

Translated by T. Smollett.

©1991 Joss Recordings (P)2002 Tantor Media, Inc.

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Classic Confusion

If you enjoy the classics, this might be for you. If you wish to avoid a ghorish, pessimistic-filled world of literary turmoil...avoid it. The audio quality is fine, but the narrator can get a little boring (or was it Candide?). You'll definitely love it or hate it...I'm the latter.

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