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- DescriptionMicromegas is a six-hundred-and-fifty-year-old, thirty-nine-kilometre-high giant from the planet Sirius who can speak a thousand languages and has been expelled from his homeland for writing a heretical tract. On Saturn he befriends the local secretary of the Academy of Sciences - a comparative dwarf, being only two kilometres high - and the two decide to travel to earth together, where they will make startling discoveries about human nature.
- Author BiographyVoltaire (1694 - 1778) was a French man of letters and leading figure of the Enlightenment, known for his outspokenness and polemical writings. The philosophical novellas Candide and Zadig are among his most celebrated works.
- PublisherAlma Books Ltd
- Date of Publication18/09/2014
- SubjectGeneral & Literary Fiction
- Place of PublicationRichmond
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintAlma Classics
- Content Noteillustrations
- Weight159 g
- Width127 mm
- Height196 mm
- Spine15 mm
- Translated byDouglas Parmee
- Format DetailsB-format paperback
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