" PreambleTo begin with, the art of jigsaw puzzles seems of little substance....PART ONE, CHAPTER ONEYes, it could begin this way, right here, just like that, in a rather slow and ponderous way, in..."
"La idea del eterno retorno es misteriosa y con ella Nietzsche dejó perplejo a los demás filósofos...The idea of eternal return is a mysterious one, and Nietzsche has often perplexed other..."
"These notebooks were found among the papers of Antoine Roquentin. ("Editors' Note")The best thing would be to write down events from day to day."
"My suffering left me sad and gloomy."
"Should he try to raise the mosquito-netting?"
"It is our intention to preserve in these pages what scant biographical material we have been able to collect concerning Joseph Knecht, or Ludi Magister Josephus III, as he is called in the Archives..."
"The unusual events described in this chronicle occurred in 194- at Oran.Les curieux événements qui font le sujet de cette chronique se sont produits en 194., à Oran.Le matin du 16 avril, le docteur..."
"This morning I got a note from my aunt asking me to come for lunch."