Voltaire born 1694: He wrote in many genres, but in the modern era he is best remembered for his connections with the theater and his short stories dramatizing philosophical issues. The most famous of these is Candide (1759) Read Candide by Voltaire
Gordon Bowker - Author
Gordon Bowker is the acclaimed author of a biography of Malcolm Lowry (author of UNDER THE VOLCANO), entitled PURSUED BY FURIES and an excellent biography of George Orwell. He lives in Notting Hill, London.
Featured Books, with extracts, by Gordon Bowker
James Joyce : A Biography Gordon Bowker
Inspiring, learned and readable this is the long-awaited, comprehensive biography of the great Irish author James Joyce, who died 70 years ago and who wrote the outstanding novels Ulysses and Finnegans Wake. Format: Paperback - Released: 01/03/2012