Candide is the story of a gentle man who, though pummeled and slapped in every direction by fate, clings desperately to the belief that he lives in “the best of all possible worlds.”
– Bonjour, M. Candide! Bienvenue au site Goodreads! Qu’en pensez-vous?
– It’s OK, we can speak English. Pour encourager les autres, as one might say.
– Eh… super! I mean, good! So, what do you make of twenty-first century Britain?
– Vraiment sympathique! I am reading of your little scandale with the expenses of the Houses of Parliament. It is a great moment for la démocratie. Now there will be des élections, the people will be able to choose better representatives, we will see that the country has become stronger as a result…