Candide by Voltaire

If you read The Adventures of Tom Sawyer and Pride and Prejudice, you will at least be familiar with the styles that Voltaire used when he composed this novella: picaresque and satire. And what a combination in one book! To have adventures and laughs in one sitting is such a rare treat. The story begins… Continue reading Candide by Voltaire



Good heavens! why did I marry? And there's the tale of woe in a sentence by Madame Emma Bovary, the country doctor's wife whose eyes can pierce a man's heart, whose pale complexion is much adored. In summary, the eponymous french novel is about a woman who, to her misfortune, discovers that her husband taught… Continue reading MADAME BOVARY