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Candide (version 3)

Gelesen von John Van Stan

(4,688 Sterne; 40 Bewertungen)

Ever since 1759, when Voltaire wrote "Candide" in ridicule of the notion that this is the best of all possible worlds, this world has been a gayer place for readers. Voltaire wrote it in three days, and five or six generations have found that its laughter does not grow old. - Summary by Philip Littell (4 hr 33 min)

Chapters

Introduction

8:31

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How Candide was brought up in a Magnificent Castle, and how he was expelled the…

6:48

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What became of Candide among the Bulgarians

6:20

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How Candide made his escape from the Bulgarians, and what afterwards became of …

5:49

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How Candide found his old Master Pangloss, and what happened to them

9:11

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Tempest, Shipwreck, Earthquake, and what became of Doctor Pangloss, Candide, an…

7:07

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How the Portuguese made a Beautiful Auto-da-fé, to prevent any further Earthqua…

3:28

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How the Old Woman took care of Candide, and how he found the Object he loved

5:44

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The History of Cunegonde

8:00

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What became of Cunegonde, Candide, the Grand Inquisitor, and the Jew

4:33

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In what distress Candide, Cunegonde, and the Old Woman arrived at Cadiz; and of…

5:38

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History of the Old Woman

11:12

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The Adventures of the Old Woman continued

11:45

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How Candide was forced away from his fair Cunegonde and the Old Woman

5:55

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How Candide and Cacambo were received by the Jesuits of Paraguay

8:55

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How Candide killed the brother of his dear Cunegonde

5:34

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Adventures of the Two Travellers, with Two Girls, Two Monkeys, and the Savages …

9:29

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Arrival of Candide and his Valet at El Dorado, and what they saw there

9:05

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What they saw in the Country of El Dorado

14:30

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What happened to them at Surinam and how Candide got acquainted with Martin

13:12

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What happened at Sea to Candide and Martin

6:45

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Candide and Martin, reasoning, draw near the Coast of France

5:04

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What happened in France to Candide and Martin

25:56

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Candide and Martin touched upon the Coast of England, and what they saw there

3:50

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Of Paquette and Friar Giroflée

12:42

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The Visit to Lord Pococurante, a Noble Venetian

15:55

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Of a Supper which Candide and Martin took with Six Strangers, and who they were

8:25

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Candide's Voyage to Constantinople

10:02

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What happened to Candide, Cunegonde, Pangloss, Martin, etc.

7:08

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How Candide found Cunegonde and the Old Woman again

3:07

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The Conclusion

13:37

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Bewertungen

Excellent

(5 Sterne)

Enough has been written about Candide over the centuries. I found this recording excellent, the narrator gives it 100%; his vocal characterizations are enjoyable and facilitate comprehension.

Fabulous!

(5 Sterne)

A lot like Gulliver’s Travels. Voltaire’s tale is just as relevant today as the day it was written. Brilliantly read.

incredible!

(5 Sterne)

The reader made the book come alive. He has a gift and I would love to listen to more books read by him. He had great pacing, appropriate inflection, wonderfully diverse character voices.

(3 Sterne)

worth a listen - classic satire but many of the themes are almost historical footnotes well narrated

(3 Sterne)

Excellent narration just didn't like the story to much.

(5 Sterne)

amazing audio quality and very well orated