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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Dangling some cash, alrfed the offer of a new adventure, the stranger convinces the narrator to uproot his life and follow Patera’s invitation, to move to the dream-realm.

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Moving there at his behest made no kind of gut sense to me. Also the comparison to Kafka on the back of the book actually kinds of makes sense, that’s a first.

Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. The narrator tries to seek out Patera for some answers, but Patera remains elusive — both omnipresent, it seems, and yet hard to reach. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. Some dei 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. Kubin doesn’t gradually lead from reality to dream-world; rather, he teeters artfully between the two for most of the novel, and this is part of makes The Other Side effective.

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. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Space courts time, you see; and the point of union, the present, is death, or something else you could just as well posit in kubi place — the deity, if you like.


Intent is art and then there’s where you run with it. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. Paired with the piercing brilliance of another novel of the forces of dreams that Did happened to read nearly at the same time, The Lathe of Heaventhis is all murk and decay and irrational forces, the dream-unleashed id of a century seiite would, just a few years later, reveal first the bloodiest war in world history, then another even more cataclysmic, almost immediately after.

It has been so as long as there have been people, and so it will remain. It was probably from when I made dead lizards dance as a four year old my biographer says so. Alfred Kubin’s atmospheric book is precisely what I expected it to be just from looking at his works. Si capisce come sia diventato e rimasto romanzo di culto superando il tempo e le epoche. It tells the fascinating, macabre, extraordinary adventures of an unnamed artist in The Dream State, a city and small walled kingdom established in Central Asia by his childhood friend, Claus Patera, who inherited a great fortune from a Chinese mandarin.

Mariel went into a lawyer coma over this reading of the will style part and didn’t wake up until after the waaaaay more boring than the extensive train travel part of Christopher Priest’s The Prestige that was kind of interesting in the way of a guy who could make a home out of not being home, and falling love with moving tracks off the rails of those obstructed by Ben Franklin’s kubkn sky writing.

I don’t even know if I’m asleep. 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. However tired you may be, you feel the compulsion to keep going, on and on… We only enjoy real peace when our wandering is at an end.


People forcibly talked themselves into their suggestive visions.

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. Blah blah blah he was an artist and The Other Side was his only novel. I started reading The Other Side weeks ago.

L’altra parte – Italia. Oh yeah, i forgot to say I read this translated and not in the original German.

The Other Side

Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. A fine pattern of cracks appeared in the precious vases and porcelains. Pardon me, I haven’t been sleeping much at all and Amdere am coming from invisible germs on sweaty palms and stomach numbing nerves.

My th rating here Apparently Kafka read it and enjoyed it. I disegni di Kubin sono visionari, sono incubi, sono malati, sono atroci, sono cupi, tetri, allucina n ti, sono bellissimi.

The people talked themselves into believing the things they imagined. The Other Side – Canada. He could presmell what they might smell like in his paranoia.

Badge creator Use Flickriver Badge Creator to create a badge linking to your photos, your group or any other Flickriver view. Come on, it’s me! The Other Side 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.

Jul 06, Book Wyrm rated it really liked it Shelves: Now he grew boundlessly, he dug up a volcano from which still hung, snail-shaped and twisted, a granite intestine torn from the entrails of the earth.