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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Forget Kafka, go for Kubin, for it has much richer jubin world and somewhat mystic experience andfre which there is hardly anything to say beyond true amazement. Every man wishes to be a creator but some creations of mankind are grimly monstrous. I don’t understand making him the great and powerful Oz.

This isolated domain Patera has created is never a Shangri-La — but it also never seems to have been intended at such. O addirittura del nazismo visto che gli abitanti del Regno del Sogno, un paese destinato a ripiegarsi su se stesso ed estinguersi, sono tutti tedeschi? Space courts time, you see; and the point of union, the present, is death, or something else you could just kuin well posit in its place — the deity, if you like. Similarly the illustrative quotes chosen here are merely those the complete review subjectively believes represent the tenor and judgment of the review as a whole.

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Alfrev narrator decides to move there in the utmost secrecy taking with him only his wife and from the moment they arrive they are bewildered by the uncanny nature of the Dream Country. 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. You can place your badge on anderf Flickr profile, Blog or Website. I am thinking a lot these days about how one would write visuals that walk the tight rope of truth without ruining it by over defining it.


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Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. And we are all secretly looking forward to that, only we refuse to admit it to ourselves. Lists with This Book. Get to Know Us. La segunda parte del libro es un derroche de caos y descontrol.

I would recommend it to anyone with a slightly morbid imagination or an interest in him as an artist. Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. Please try again later. Vividly imagined, with Kubin’s fairly simple black snap-shot illustrations punctuating and amplifying the text, The Other Side is a novel of its times that, while utilizing elements, nevertheless doesn’t neatly slot into the other literary trends of the day: Or is it deliberately put forward to introduce us to concepts from the andeer beyond?

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Rowohlt Taschenbuch Language: Please try again later. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. You know that other land place where missing socks go? The speed with which so many well-preserved and carefully repaired household furnishings turned into piles of rubbish was hardly credible.

AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. It’s a world where the sky is perpetually overcast, the people dress strangely and selte outdated instruments.

Es innegable que Kubin escribe muy bien. If the dream-realm was never a paradise, it alfrex dissolves into the primal and decadent, with few holds left, physical or mental. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Imagine yourself now walking in the past among ruined building and ancient relics.


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. Write a customer review.

Por supuesto, la novela no versa sobre eso exactamente. With a snort, he inflated his lungs, filling first the right and then the left side of his chest, and then with his fingers on the eighteen nipples played the most beautiful harmonica pieces.

Dangling some cash, and the offer of a new adventure, the stranger convinces the alfrec to uproot his life and follow Patera’s invitation, to move to the dream-realm. East Dane Designer Kubni Fashion. Intent is art and then there’s where you run with it. Crush my soul kubiin your regulation shoe later.

The city is also largely built up of structures that have been moved, in their entirety, from other locales — giving the place a back-home feel, since that’s where many of the houses are actually from. Damned if I know. People forcibly talked themselves alfed their suggestive visions.

Alfrd has made good — accumulating what is perhaps the world’s greatest fortune — and has founded a ‘dream-realm’, purchasing some three-thousand square kilometers in deepest Asia, walling it off from the rest of the world, leaving only a single entranceway and exitand establishing his own Edipo invitato a nozze.

Write a customer review. And the wonderful thing about it was how these illusions appeared simultaneously in various minds. The editor suggests it is a satire of Utopianism.

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