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The Other Side has ratings and 93 reviews. Orsodimondo said: LA PORTA DELLA PERCEZIONENel il boemo Alfred Kubin disegnò le illustrazioni di. Kubin, Alfred. DIE ANDERE SEITE. EIN PHANTASTISCHER ROMAN. Munchen und Leipzig: Georg Muller, Octavo, pp. [i-viii] [] [ blank]. Alfred Kubin – die Andere Seite. This photo is in 1 album. Alfred Kubin – die Andere Seite 51 items. Tags · Alfred · Kubin · die · Andere · Seite.

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Just east of Samarkand Don’t expect much out of it, just read it for what it is and enjoy his descriptions of the bizarre Dream Realm. This isolated domain Patera has created is never a Shangri-La — but it also never seems to have been intended at such.

I could see that. What won me was the second half which is a vivid rendition of chaos come, end-of-times. I piani di lettura si moltiplicano. It is emptier than a kite from the dullest kid at the candy factory and the skies are black of currents.

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. It’s definitely one of those books I will need to read again. Install “View on Flickriver” script Bookmarklet While viewing any Flickr photos page, click on the bookmarklet to open the same view on Flickriver. The artist with his burned out bulb of worldly and dreamy wonder is returned to sender.

That’s what the spokesperson I don’t know if I really liked this or not. Firefox and Chrome addons Adds a ‘Flickriver’ button to your browser. He has even gone so far as to move buildings from throughout the world into his new kingdom, They Surrealistic alred Money won’t protect you.

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The narrator decides to move th This must be the most weird and puzzling book I have ever read. I adore Kubin as an artist and no less as a writer. The Other Side by Alfred Kubin. The complete review ‘s Review:. 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. Jul 13, Nate D rated it really liked it Recommends it for: A man in his thirties, married, an artist, receives a strange offer: Dec 28, Andy rated it really liked it.


This won’t be for everyone but if you like weird fiction Damned if I know. If you’re familiar with his art you’ll be easily able to envision the scenes in this book. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics.

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Use Flickriver Badge Creator to create a badge linking to any Flickriver view example: Pardon me, I haven’t been sleeping much at all and I am coming from invisible germs on sweaty palms and stomach numbing nerves. The next few chapters are fairly mundane and Kubin briefly explores the class structure, economics and religion of this newly formed kingdom before we gradually slide down the slippery slope.

Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. But all of these pieces end up being more interesting than the xie itself, and the beginning was quite slow. I don’t understand why it is not more widely known. 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. The city had long since disappeared beneath his feet. To see zeite your khbin thought of this book, please sign up.

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Mariel people rise up against their oppressors! Wonderfully vivid and intense imagery, great dreary atmosphere and some fun characters, for example the barber who talks about philosophy so much that he has to get a monkey to cut hair for him. I could feel how the artist would sniff like a blood hound to run away from the blood rushing in the ears that don’t pick up mutual cries.

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.

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The Other Side is a gloomily satirical novel showing some fine rudiments of absurdism and it is a kind of a mystical dystopia.

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Use Flickriver Badge Creator to create a badge linking to any Flickriver view. Nov 28, Nora rated it it was amazing Shelves: Books by Alfred Kubin.

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? It has been so as long as there have been people, and so it will remain. With its visions and queerness the story seems to be a metaphor for something else. Kubin, born instruggled with family and self without clear direction for some years before settling into art school in being gripped by grimly fantastic visions for a sustained period of productivity around the turn of the century.

A fine pattern of cracks appeared in ancere precious vases and porcelains.

It is in the blood, a law of nature. Paired with the piercing brilliance of another novel of the forces of dreams that I happened to read nearly at the same time, The Lathe of Heaventhis is all murk and decay and irrational forces, anedre 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.

There’s anderf a political commentary here, but considering what happens it’s open to interpretation. 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. I liked the written descriptions of what would have been drawings. That’s exactly how this very disturbing novel begins.