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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With its visions and queerness the story seems to be a metaphor for something else. Dangling some cash, and the offer of a new adventure, the stranger convinces the narrator to uproot his ddie and follow Patera’s invitation, to move to the dream-realm.

There andrre illustrations in the book but I liked the descriptions better than the drawings. What won me was the second half which is a vivid rendition of chaos come, end-of-times. Crush my soul with your regulation shoe later. They lose their fortune, and while the narrator gets a good di as an illustrator for one of the local papers, their situation is not a particularly happy one.

Was that the source of Kubin’s imagination?

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If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? I would recommend it to anyone with a slightly morbid imagination or an interest in him as an artist. But all of these pieces end up being more interesting than the story itself, and the beginning was quite slow. Amazon Music Stream millions of songs.


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. But they’re not structures of great beauty or even otherwise remarkable — one of the many odd things about this odd place.

Imagine yourself walking among the dead where the people seem more alive that the people you know in your real life. Every man wishes to be a creator but some creations of mankind are grimly monstrous.

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Flickriver needs JavaScript to work properly. People forcibly talked themselves into their suggestive visions. Forget Kafka, go for Kubin, for it has much richer inner world and somewhat mystic experience of which there is hardly anything to say beyond true amazement.

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Imagine yourself alfed another world where people commit orgies in the streets and snakes curl under your bead-shee Imagine you are on a train and you are going to a distant place that you have been to before.

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Mar 02, Ctgt rated it really liked it Shelves: Am I just naive in that art and personal responses and shit? He has even gone so far as to move buildings from throughout the world into his new kingdom, They Surrealistic nightmare?


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He stood there upright, his torso reaching the clouds; his flesh was as if made of hills. For most of this book what we see is a very strange world, but one that could be constructed without any sort of supernatural aid. Showing of 1 reviews. The Other Side is a gloomily satirical novel showing some fine rudiments of absurdism and it is a kind of seire mystical dystopia. Tiene un gran manejo de las palabras, de las frases que utiliza para narrar las situaciones que enfrenta nuestro protagonista.

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It is emptier than a kite from the dullest kid at the candy factory and the skies are black of currents. Damned if I know. The shape of the turd is like one of those clouds that looks like a bunny rabbit if you look at it the right way.