Sartre's greatest novel a and existentialism's key text a now introduced by James Wood. Nausea is the story of Antoine Roquentin, a French writer who is horrified at his own existence. In impressionistic, diary form he ruthlessly catalogs his every feeling and sensation. His thoughts culminate in a pervasive, overpowering feeling of nausea which aspreads at the bottom of the viscous puddle, at the bottom of our time a the time of purple suspenders and broken chair seats; it is made of wide, soft instants, spreading at the edge, like an oil stain.a Winner of the 1964 Nobel Prize in Literature (though he declined to accept it), Jean-Paul Sartre a philosopher, critic, novelist, and dramatist a holds a position of singular eminence in the world of French letters. La NausAce, his first and best novel, is a landmark in Existential fiction and a key work of the twentieth century.Sartrea#39;s greatest novel a and existentialisma#39;s key text a now introduced by James Wood. Nausea is the story of Antoine Roquentin, a French writer who is horrified at his own existence.
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