"It's the serial by Mr. Dickens, The Pickwick Papers? It's quite good if you haven't begun reading it yet, though it's not finished either. It didn't come out last month, but chapters 9-11 have been released now. I'm not sure how long it will run," Bazzer's accent marked him as from the country and from the county of Cornwall, though hints of London had crept into his speech as well.
"Voltaire was a French philosopher, he wrote on religion, politics, poetry, a variety of topics. He's quite interesting," not to mention fairly radical in Bazzer's mostly uneducated opinion. "He wrote in French," as he spoke he rifled around a stack of books for a moment before pulling one out, "I think we have it both French and English though..." he was reading it in French to help improve it.