The Other Side has ratings and 93 reviews. Orsodimondo said: LA PORTA DELLA PERCEZIONENel il boemo Alfred Kubin disegnò le illustrazioni di. Alfred Kubin – die Andere Seite. This photo is in 1 album. Alfred Kubin – die Andere Seite 51 items. Tags · Alfred · Kubin · die · Andere · Seite. Kubin, Alfred. DIE ANDERE SEITE. EIN PHANTASTISCHER ROMAN. Munchen und Leipzig: Georg Muller, Octavo, pp. [i-viii] [] [ blank].

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The incredible thing was the way the same illusion would appear in several minds at once. O qndere del nazismo visto che gli abitanti del Regno del Sogno, un paese destinato a ripiegarsi su se stesso ed estinguersi, sono tutti tedeschi?

No trivia or quizzes yet. From the earliest nomads to the most modern tourist, from rape and pillage to recent journeys of exploration, however much the motives may change, the wandering remains. With its visions and queerness the story seems to be a metaphor for something else. Before putting the engravings away I swore that I would dedicate my life to the creation of similar works”. Orientalist science fiction, with a Zoroastrian bent?

What won me was the second seeite which is a vivid rendition of chaos come, end-of-times. The Other Side was written inwhen, at the age of 30, he found himself unable the blurb says to draw for three straight months. Arriving in the constantly overcast Dream Realm with his wife, the narrator quickly discovers a run down, shoddily organised, back stabbing and incomprehensible world of unexplained events, semi-spiritualism, haphazard beaureacracy and confused intellectuals.

Nov 20, Olivia rated it really liked it. So the old lady who would cross the street to avoid the pointing finger lady from The Princess Bride y’know, the one who calls Princess Buttercup on her unfaithfulness complains about noises at uncomfortable hours of the day.

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They are a tribe of dreamers, eccentrics and artists creating their own drowsy, magical, eccentric world. Interestingly, in contrast to possible interpretations of LeGuin, Kubin seems to suggest that collective thought tends only towards destruction, that the mass effect of humanity is only for ill.

Alfred Kubin – die Andere Seite

This is what I liked about The Other Side: The narrator decides to move th This must be the most weird and puzzling book I have ever read. Also the comparison to Kafka on the back of the book actually kinds of makes sense, that’s a first. If I don’t remember what the hell happened at any time in my life between this part of the book and today it isn’t my fault.

A fine pattern andede cracks appeared in the precious vases and porcelains. Here is a sample of the text apologies for the photo quality: Es innegable que Kubin escribe muy bien.

Was that the source of Kubin’s imagination? Unfortunately this is an example of the sum being less than the parts. Damned if I know.

From the earliest nomads to the most modern tourist, from rape and pillage to r The Other Side is a gloomily satirical novel showing some fine rudiments of absurdism and it is a kind of a mystical dystopia. Apr 30, Nancy Oakes rated it it was amazing Shelves: It is so very different, so far out of the realm of normal; it is the very stuff I crave and go out of my way to look for. I’m too late to this gallery to predict karma. I could see that.

It’s his art morphed into words, it emanates the same atmosphere, the same grotesqueness. You’ll make me cry, I swear. La segunda parte del libro sete un derroche de caos y descontrol. The prose isn’t brilliant but Kubin is excellent at imagery.


To ask other readers questions about The Anndere Sideplease sign up. It is emptier than a kite from the dullest kid at the candy factory and the skies are black of currents. Kubin says he’ll see me on the other side, then.

Thanks for telling us about the problem. Tiene un gran manejo de las palabras, de las frases que utiliza para narrar las situaciones que enfrenta nuestro protagonista. The wall says you can’t leave. It still sucks when they try to come inside. Published July 27th by Dedalus first published Every man wishes to be a creator but some creations of mankind are grimly monstrous. What is the demi-God of the Dream Realm, what does the rust really refer to, what does the giant penis mean?

Dec 28, Andy rated it really liked it. The next few chapters are adere mundane and Kubin briefly explores the class structure, economics and religion of this newly formed kingdom before we gradually slide down the slippery slope. View all 68 comments. If you’re familiar with his art you’ll be easily able to envision the scenes in this book.

The Other Side by Alfred Kubin

In other projects Seire Commons. The splendid paintings developed black spots, which rapidly spread over the entire surface. But by the end I wasn’t sure if he was a source for good or ill frankly.