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Candide by Voltaire

I got my wish. It snowed in London. Actually it snowed off and on all weekend. There wasn’t a lot of accumulation, but I won’t complain. So what did I do? I stayed in, curled up on the couch, and … Continue reading

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Gulliver’s Travels

Many writers try to write satire.  And many of them fail.  When they succeed though, it is amazing.  One of my favorite books is Candide by Voltaire.  I’m not sure why satire is so hard to perfect.  It involves a … Continue reading

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