BOOK-CLUB

Read books that you wouldn't otherwise read!

Once a month, join us online to discuss a popular French book.
On Wednesday, December 16th (5:30 p.m. - online via Zoom), let us know what you thought of this French classic: Candide ou l'Optimisme  by Voltaire.

Candide ou l'Optimisme is a French satire first published in 1759 by Voltaire, a philosopher of the Age of Enlightenment. It begins with a young man, Candide, who is living a sheltered life in an Edenic paradise and being indoctrinated with Leibnizian optimism by his mentor, Professor Pangloss. The work describes the abrupt cessation of this lifestyle, followed by Candide's slow and painful disillusionment as he witnesses and experiences great hardships in the world.


Please note that it is necessary to have read the book before the event.

FREE online activity. A link will be send to connect via Zoom prior to the event.
Do not miss the opportunity to practice French in a friendly atmosphere!

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To see the list of the previous books we have been reading in the Book-club, click here.

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