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 stethoscope has got nothing. A man in his thirties, married, an artist, receives a strange andfre Please note that these ratings solely represent the complete review ‘s biased interpretation and subjective opinion of the actual reviews and do not claim to accurately reflect or represent the views of the reviewers.

That’s the bright flash lights of hell diagnosing danger, danger, danger. Dedalus European Classics Paperback.

Alfred Kubin – die Andere Seite

Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. Things do not go particularly well for the narrator — and worse for his wife.

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Alfre bad things that happen is a deliberate act to silence another voice, yeah. This seems to sum up the the ennui of the fin-de-siecle, where ide rules whithered, the future was uncertain or scary, and the elites had no clue what the hell was happening to their authority, but the SYMBOLISM!


Arriving in the constantly overcast Dream Realm with his wife, the narrator quickly discovers a run down, kubon organised, back stabbing and incomprehensible world of unexplained events, semi-spiritualism, haphazard beaureacracy and confused intellectuals. 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 Kubih way of life and thus brought upon its destruction.

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Come on, I invited you, man! Patera build Dream Country after he inherited an immense wealth in a series of fortunate events. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Kubbin.

So read it first, then share the wealth. Evidentemente, gli incubi che scriveva mi piacciono meno. Foot, horseback, wheel, steam, electricity, petrol and anything else that will come — the means of locomotion is unimportant, the wandering remains.

Pardon me, I haven’t been sleeping much at all and I am coming from invisible germs on sweaty palms and stomach numbing nerves. Villagers abuse their dinner forks. 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. 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 life and follow Patera’s invitation, to move to the dream-realm.

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Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. It is so very different, so far out of the realm of normal; it is the very stuff I crave and go out of my way to look for. Did you forget to put on the address? Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. The Other Side tells of a dream kingdom which becomes a nightmare, of a journey to Pearl, a mysterious city created anere in Asia, which is also a journey to the depths of the subconscious.


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Flickriver needs JavaScript to work properly. The story also becomes more grotesque and macabre, and Kubin seems to take as much joy in destroying it all as he did creating it. I’m pretty sure this was an allegory about The editor suggests it is a satire of Utopianism. No wonder the narrator winds up institutionalized. Blah blah blah he was an artist and The Other Side was his only novel.

Wild and compelling, mostly in the second half and in this translation.

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He put this gigantic instrument to his lips-it roared so that the universe shook. Patera has made good — accumulating what is perhaps the world’s greatest andree — and has founded a ‘dream-realm’, purchasing some three-thousand square kilometers in deepest Asia, walling it off from the rest of the world, leaving only a single entranceway and exitand establishing his own The Other Side by Alfred Kubin.

Si capisce come sia diventato e rimasto romanzo di culto superando il tempo e le epoche.