Readership: Readers interested in philosophy, Voltaire, the Enlightenment, and the history of religious intolerance; students of Voltaire, Enlightenmnent thought, French
studies, eighteenth-century satire, comparative religion, history of ideas.
"a marvellously Swiftian look at the bleakness of existence." - Nicholas Lezard, The Guardian
"In John Fletcher's wonderfully luminous translation, the Dictionnaire philosophique portatif is like a breath of fresh air... Nicholas Cronk's discreet, helpful introduction and notes direct us to Voltaire's main concern: religion." - David Coward, Times Literary Supplement