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Voltaire (1) [1694–1778]

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Candide 17,530 copies, 268 reviews
Candide and Other Stories 936 copies, 11 reviews
Letters on England 909 copies, 11 reviews
The Portable Voltaire 564 copies, 5 reviews
A Treatise on Tolerance 523 copies, 9 reviews
Candide and Zadig 257 copies, 2 reviews
Candide and Other Writings 249 copies, 1 review
Micromegas 224 copies, 7 reviews
The Ingenue 221 copies, 2 reviews
Romans et contes 177 copies, 1 review
The Age of Louis XIV 154 copies, 1 review
Zadig et autres contes 141 copies, 1 review
Miracles and Idolatry 128 copies, 2 reviews
Candide, with Related Documents 119 copies, 1 review
La Princesse de Babylone (Author) 82 copies, 3 reviews
Romans 70 copies, 1 review
Micromégas - L'Ingénu 64 copies, 3 reviews
Micromégas ; Zadig ; Candide 52 copies, 2 reviews
La Pucelle d'Orléans (Author) 48 copies
Voltaire's Alphabet of Wit 48 copies, 1 review
Romans et contes 44 copies, 1 review
The Ignorant Philosopher 39 copies, 2 reviews
Zaire 38 copies
Romans et contes 38 copies, 1 review
God and Human Beings 37 copies, 1 review
Verhalen 35 copies, 1 review
Contos 34 copies, 1 review
Memorie 33 copies
La Henriade 32 copies
Cándido y otros cuentos 30 copies, 1 review
Voltaire 29 copies
Oeuvres historiques 25 copies, 1 review
Mélanges 23 copies, 1 review
Contes filosòfics 23 copies, 1 review
The Man with Forty Crowns 19 copies, 1 review
Oeuvres completes de Voltaire 17 copies, 1 review
Voltaire 13 copies
Ouvrages en prose 11 copies, 1 review
Opúsculos ; Cuentos 9 copies, 1 review
Memorias 9 copies
Jeannot et Colin 9 copies, 1 review
Romane 8 copies
Socrates 8 copies
Brutus 7 copies
Diálogos de Evémero 7 copies, 1 review
Le taureau blanc 6 copies, 1 review
Juifs 6 copies, 1 review
Romanzi e racconti 6 copies, 1 review
Cuentos 5 copies
Tancrède 4 copies
Faceties 4 copies
Plato's Dream 4 copies
Saül 3 copies
Oreste 3 copies
L'America 3 copies
[Oeuvres] 3 copies
Mérope 3 copies
Memnon, The Philosopher 3 copies, 1 review
Oeuvres XIV 2 copies
Oeuvres LVI 2 copies
Oeuvres LII 2 copies
Oeuvres LIV 2 copies
Oeuvres XLVI 2 copies
Oeuvres LV 2 copies
The Odalisque 2 copies
Malafede 2 copies
O Filósofo Ignorante 2 copies, 1 review
Gedachten 2 copies
Naivul 2 copies
Pot-pourri 2 copies
Free Will 2 copies
Obras 2 copies
Si Lugu 2 copies
Indiscreciones del Rey Sol 2 copies, 1 review
Voltaire 2 copies

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French short stories (Contributor) 2 copies

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François-Marie Arouet, who used the pen name Voltaire, was one of the most influential figures of the Enlightenment. Known for his witty and satiric pen, he supported social reform and freedom of thought and religion. He bravely criticized many of the powerful persons and institutions of his day (at times he had to go into exile from France). Voltaire's ideas contributed to both the American and French Revolutions.

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