BlurbLanguage:Chinese.Paperback. Pub Date: 2007 Pages: 192 Publisher: New Directions Publishing Nausea is the story of Antoine Roquentin a French writer who is horrified at his withown existence In impressionistic diary form he ruthlessly catalogs his every feeling and sensation. His thoughts culminate in a pervasive. overpowering feeling of nausea which spreads at the bottom of the viscous puddle. at the bottom of our time-the time of purple suspenders and oken chair seats; it is made of wide. soft instants. spreading at the edge. like an oil stain. Winner of the 1964 Nobel Prize in Literature (though he declined to accept it). Jean-Paul Sartre. philosopher. critic. novelist. and dramatist. holds a position of singular eminence in the world of French letters. La Nause. his first and best novel. is a landmark in Existential fiction and a key work of the twentieth century.
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