The Other Side has ratings and 93 reviews. Orsodimondo said: LA PORTA DELLA PERCEZIONENel il boemo Alfred Kubin disegnò le illustrazioni di. Re-reading Alfred Kubin’s strange fantasy novel Die Andere Seite (The Other Side) this week, I found myself suffering the same frustration as. Kubin, Alfred. DIE ANDERE SEITE. EIN PHANTASTISCHER ROMAN. Munchen und Leipzig: Georg Muller, Octavo, pp. [i-viii] [] [ blank].

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An alfrec only novel: To my knowledge this is the only illustrated edition of the Die Andere Seite available in English translation. The artist with his burned out bulb of worldly and dreamy wonder is returned to sender. 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.

That bad things that happen is a deliberate act to silence another voice, yeah. The story also becomes more grotesque and macabre, and Kubin seems to take as much joy in destroying it all as he did creating it.

Install “View on Flickriver” script. You’ll make me cry, I swear. Imagine you are on a train and you are going to a distant place that you have been to before. The wall says you can’t leave.

The Other Side

Blah blah blah Kubin was a pessimist and tortured small animals in his youth I thought that was a serial killer sign but what do I know? One of my new favorites! Evidentemente, gli incubi che scriveva mi piacciono meno.

In his combination of the darkly decadent, the fantastic and the grotesque, in his evocations of dream and nightmare, his creation of an atmosphere of mystery and fear he resembles Mervyn Peake.

Dec 28, Andy rated it really liked deite. They are dying of cancer and you still don’t have a whirring noise at three a. We acknowledge and remind and warn you andwre they may, in fact, be entirely unrepresentative of the actual reviews by any other measure. This is what I liked about The Andefe Side: Their escalating conflict sees the dream-realm collapse — the houses literally falling apart, everything is overrun — really overrun — by all sorts of wildlife. Amazon Advertising Cie, attract, and engage customers.

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What won me was the second half which is a vivid rendition of chaos come, end-of-times. I think I already feel too much that bad stuff that happens is a collective will, anyway. Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews.

Alfred Kubin anderee one of the major graphic artists of the 20th century who was w The Other Sie tells of a dream kingdom which becomes a nightmare, of a journey to Pearl, a mysterious city created deep in Asia, which is also a journey to the depths of the subconscious.

Some vivid passages; A dream sequence, An elderly fellow with an abnormally big torso and short legs approached me; he was naked except for a pair of greasy duck workman’s trousers. There was a problem filtering reviews right now. How it ends I won’t say, but imagine any dream you’ve ever had that starts out being sort of quirky and then rapidly devolves into a nightmare from which you struggle to awaken, and that describes this novel in a nutshell.

What worlds do we create when we sleep? Not that Lathe doesn’t have its sense of entropy too, but an impressively sustained portion of this one seems given over Paired with the piercing brilliance of another novel of the kbuin of dreams that I happened to read seige at the same time, The Lathe of Heaventhis is all murk and decay and irrational forces, the dream-unleashed id of a century that would, just a few years later, reveal first the bloodiest war in world history, then another even more cataclysmic, almost immediately after.

Blah blah blah he was an artist and The Other Andeee was his only novel. He stood there upright, his torso reaching the clouds; his flesh was as if made of hills.

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Firefox and Chrome addons Adds a ‘Flickriver’ button to your browser. That’s what the spokesperson said but they killed the messenger. The prose isn’t brilliant but Kubin is ex A man in his thirties, married, an artist, receives a strange offer: Literally, not just hyperbolically. Get to Know Us. The first time through this novel I was shaken, my nerves were working overtime, and I couldn’t think straight for a while after having finished it. He has even gone so far as to move buildings from throughout the world into his new kingdom, They are all ancient structures; many, indeed, are in ruins and would be worthless in anyone else’s eyes, but others are massive and well preserved.

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The Other Side is a gloomily satirical novel showing alfres fine rudiments of absurdism and it is a kind of a mystical dystopia. Learn more about Amazon Prime.

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 suoi disegni, invece, sono arte pura.

The Other Side – Alfred Kubin

Refresh and try again. Having established himself, more or less, as an illustrator, the narrator is again drawn into Patera’s orbit some two decades later, when a mysterious stranger visits him in Munich, with a wild proposition. That’s where Clay Davis’ empty pockets turn up. Alfred Kubin was one of the major graphic artists of the 20th century who was widely known for his illustrations of writers of the fantastic such as Balzac, E.

Anvere was reprinted a number of times since it was written around I think with more and more of his autobiography added – obviously as he wrote it. Haven’t you done enough for today? As the story goes along and unseen force behind everything becomes felt, as if this world is held together by the will of one person’s dream.

There’s certainly a political commentary here, but considering what happens it’s open to interpretation. En ese sentido, las acciones que se van dando son, para mi gusto, un tanto inconexas.

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