Books written by Voltaire

Treatise on Toleration

Penguin Books | August 4, 2016 | 208 pages
One of the most important essays on religious tolerance and freedom of thought, a French bestseller in the wake of the Charlie Hebdo attacks In 1762 Jean Calas, a merchant from Toulouse, was executed after being falsely accused of killing his son. As it became clear that Calas was in fact... More Info

Candide and Other Stories

OUP Oxford | April 17, 2008 | 352 pages
Candide is the most famous of Voltaire's 'philosophical tales', in which he combined witty improbabilities with the sanest of good sense. This edition includes four other prose tales - Micromegas, Zadig, The IngĂȘnu, and The White Bull - and a verse tale based on Chaucer's The Wife of Bath's Tale,:... More Info