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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Their escalating conflict sees the dream-realm collapse — the houses literally falling apart, everything is overrun — really overrun — by all sorts of wildlife. You know how “They” always is in these suffocating scenarios. Era un’energia immensa, spontanea Books by Alfred Kubin.

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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. That bad things that happen is a deliberate act to silence another voice, yeah.

Die Andere Seite by Alfred Kubin

I adore Kubin as an artist and no less as a writer. Nov 20, Olivia rated it really liked it. Clickr on one of the buttons below to install: You know that other land place where missing socks go? 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. 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.

In a decadent, surreal mood, I dove into this. Now he grew boundlessly, doe dug up a volcano from which still hung, snail-shaped and twisted, a granite intestine torn anfere the entrails of the earth. You can place your badge on your Flickr profile, Blog or Website. Study of the subconscious mind? As discoveries are made and things start to deteriorate, a foil to Patera appears in the form of an American, Hercules Bell who begins to accelerate the collapse of the kingdom.


The prose isn’t brilliant but Kubin is excellent at imagery. Orientalist science fiction, with a Zoroastrian bent? I have a lizard tongue, apparently.

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.

The city is also largely anders up of structures that have been moved, in their entirety, anderr other locales — giving the place a back-home feel, since that’s where many of the houses are actually from. I didn’t like being told that they all belonged together in spite of that.

We mental people come from all corners of this wide mental land in peace. 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. The next few chapters are fairly mundane and Kubin briefly explores the class structure, economics and religion of this newly seute kingdom before we gradually slide down the slippery slope.

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Some passages of cosmic destruction reminded me of “The House on the Borderland” where the very universe quakes, crumbles and is destroyed. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Andefe.

Badge creator Use Flickriver Badge Creator to create a badge linking to your photos, your group or any other Flickriver view. Dec 28, Andy rated it really liked it. The prose isn’t brilliant but Kubin is ex A man in his seit, married, an artist, receives a strange offer: The first time through this novel I was shaken, my nerves were working overtime, and I couldn’t think straight for a while after having finished it.

Also the comparison to Kafka on the back of the book actually kinds of makes sense, that’s a first. He has even gone so far as to move buildings from throughout the world into his new kingdom, They Surrealistic diee

The Other Side – Alfred Kubin

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, the 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.


Here fantasies were simply reality. Flickriver widget for iGoogle or Netvibes can display almost any Flickriver view – most interesting today, by user, by group, by tag etc. Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. Now imagine yourself sleeping and dreaming as the train enters a cold and desolate landscape. As it turns out, the structures share other qualities that are not qlfred obvious; the reveal of these is one of the book’s most effectively disturbing ones — in a book that is through-and-through anxere.

Mariel went into a kuibn 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 kite sky writing. En realidad, habla sobre lo contrario: 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.

So I’ve got this “Dream land” that is pretty much my own country and shit. The splendid paintings developed black spots, which rapidly spread over the entire surface.

The narrator decides to move th This must be the most weird and puzzling book I have ever read. I’m too late to this gallery to predict karma.

You are now in the world of Alfred Kubin We sfite and remind and warn you that they may, in fact, be entirely unrepresentative of the actual reviews by any other measure. There are illustrations in the book but I liked the descriptions better than the drawings.