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Memoirs of the life of Voltaire. Written by himself. Translated from the French

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Memoirs of the life of Voltaire. Written by himself. Translated from the French

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Published by printed for G. G. J. and J. Robinson in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesEighteenth century -- reel 2040, no. 2.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination[4],ii,225,[1]p.
Number of Pages225
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16937039M

Translated from the French of M. de Voltaire. With a supplement, Comprising an Account of all the public and private Affairs of France, from the Peace of Versailles, , to the Death of Louis XV. Memoirs of the life of Monsieur de Voltaire written by himself [] Voltaire, London: Hesperus Press, these memoirs. Some controversy has emerged around The Bad Life, a memoir written by Frédéric Mitterrand. Published in France as L a Mauvaise Vie in , it has sold over , copies to date. Written by Himself. Translated from the French. by Voltaire. Of his many works, "Candide" remains the most popular. Author Voltaire. Peter Constantine was awarded the PEN Translation Award for "Six Early Stories "by Thomas Mann and the National Translation Award for "The Undiscovered Chekhov: Forty-three New Stories.".


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WRITTEN BY HIMSELF* IW A S tired of the lazy and turbu-^ lent life led at Paris, of the inuiti- ** tude of Petit-Maitres, ' of bad books printed with the approbation of Cen- fors and the privilege: of the King, of the cabals and parties among the learn* ed^.ahd of the mean arts, plagiarifm, and book-making which diihonour litera- ture.

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