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Voltaire’s witty 18th century novel of ideas about good and evil is read Adrian Scarborough.

Voltaire’s witty 18th century novel of ideas about good and evil takes its eponymous hero and the long-suffering Dr Pangloss on an epic, picaresque journey through Europe and South America. Along the way they endure terrible misfortune but somehow manage to retain an optimism about what life has in store. In this episode, Candide falls in love and is expelled from paradise. Abridged by Robin Brooks and read by Adrian Scarborough.
Producer: Bruce Young. Repeated at 1045pm.

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Mon 18 Nov 2019 22:45

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