Nausea Author:Jean-Paul Sartre Translated French to English by Lloyd Alexander — First published 1938 by Librarie Gallimard — Jacket design by Alvin Lustig — Among French readers and critics familiar with Sartre's work, it is generally recognized that La Nausee, his earliest novel, is his finest and most significant. — Nausea is the story of a man who cannot stand being alive. E... more »xistence to Antoine Roquentin is not only distasteful but positively intolerable. His efforts to come to terms with life, his philosophocal and psychological struggles, give Sartre the opportunity to dramatize the tenets of his Existentialist creed.
Nausea is a landmark in the history of French literature and is unquestionably one of the key novels of the Twentieth Century.« less