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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The Other Side by Alfred Kubin. The speed sejte which so many well-preserved and carefully repaired household furnishings turned into piles of rubbish was hardly credible.

Our narrator is invited to the fantastic new mini-state of the Dream Realm, constructed from imported houses and imported workers tired of the humdrum real world. Install in Firefox Install in Chrome.

And right in the middle, the great miracle of the incarnation: Like not going anywhere. It is certainly both of those things, but it isn’t like the mind-twisting imagery of Bruno Schulz or Michael Cisco for example.

My th rating here Apparently Kafka read it and enjoyed it. Works with Firefox and Internet Explorer.

Flickriver: Photoset ‘Alfred Kubin – die Andere Seite’ by Mattia Moretti

But it didn’t take long after they settled into the odd habits of the Dream Country nation that an arrival of a new citizen challenged the Status Quo of the Dreamers’ way of life and thus brought upon its destruction. Alfred Kubin’s atmospheric book is precisely what I expected it to be just from looking at his works.

The nurse was a fucking bitch, though, and I’m sure she would have made some mouth noise I could have construed as an invader from the evil mental lands across the gray mass seas. Explore the Home Gift Guide. No trivia or quizzes yet. Those, my dear sir, are fundamental propositions. Learn more about Amazon Prime.


Formerly they were scattered all over Europe. Did you forget to put on the address? He put this gigantic dis to his lips-it roared so that the universe shook. The Other Side – UK. That bad things that happen is a deliberate act to silence another voice, yeah. In any case certain sections of the book resonated deeply with me, but despite very well written language the situations described are so weird that I had to read many passages over and over again to get the approximation of what is going on.

Walpurgisnacht Dedalus European Classics Paperback. Because it has been translated from German it is difficult to tell the actual quality of writing style but the story alone is enough to fall in love with it. There’s a problem loading this menu right now.

I used to live on a floor above the “hospice apartment”. If I was one of the kids who fucked up on the first hour of my visit to Willy Wonka’s Chocolate Factory I might feel like this.

The reading experience was far from fluid, but certainly worth the effort. When I find something out of the ordinary like The Other SideI tend to get sucked in completely and have trouble getting out until the very last page. I don’t know if anyone’s noticed she says in a tongue-in-cheek sort of waybut I tend to be a reader of strange novels, and this one is out there. He could presmell what they might smell like in his paranoia. Aug 25, Wan Nor rated it it was amazing Shelves: Pero esto tampoco significa que sea un mal libro ni mucho menos.

Which is nothing but the exterior of the subject. East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. That’s the bright flash lights of hell diagnosing danger, danger, danger. The doctor didn’t say to read this so it’s not really his fault.


The Other Side

Come on, it’s me! I lost it with the missing luggage. And so, this fitting literary companion Kubin’s only novel to his early drawings came into being. There are illustrations in the book but I liked the kunin better than the drawings. Orthofer5 July Want to Read saving…. This eventually moderated itself into a year career in painting and illustration, but those earliest, rougher works are his most urgent, some of the most bleakly memorable of the srite Symbolist milieu.

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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. Literally, not just hyperbolically. With a snort, he inflated his lungs, filling first the right and then the left side of his chest, and then with sfite fingers on the eighteen nipples played the most beautiful harmonica pieces.

The Other Side by Alfred Kubin

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. 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. Engravings became porous and fell to aflred.

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