Voltaire almighty

a life in pursuit of freedom

By Pearson, Roger

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ISBN
978-1-58234-630-4
Publisher
New York : Bloomsbury : 2005.


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Reviewed on October 15, 2005

Pearson (French, Oxford; ed. and trans., Candide and Other Stories ) has written a captivating and revealing book about one of the giants of the French Enlightenment, Voltaire (n Franois-Marie Arouet, 1694-1778). Voltaire acquired this pen name, some say, because as a child he was called le petit volentaire , or "the determined little thing." Though he never married, he did have intimate relationships with two women: French aristocrat Gabriel...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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