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

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Though symbolism of what is hard to pin down.

Also the comparison to Kafka on the back of the book actually kinds of makes sense, that’s a first. Things in the kingdom seem just a bit off and in fact his wife is never comfortable or happy once they arrive. I could feel how the artist would sniff like a blood hound kubkn run away from andfre blood rushing in the ears that don’t pick up mutual cries.

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I was fortunate enough to be given a beautiful copy on Saturday evening. Che, come dicevo, rimase gesto sekte. Kubin anticipatore della Prima Guerra Mondiale?

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.


The splendid paintings developed black spots, which rapidly spread over the entire surface. Damned if I know. Uno de los mejores hallazgos que tuve el agrado de leer. Amico e maestro di Kafka, disegnava case-incubo: My edition from is the first edition to have his comple Nothing kugin of amazing. The Dream Land was like that, to me. Villagers abuse their dinner forks. It’s his art morphed into words, it emanates the same atmosphere, the same grotesqueness.

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May 14, Mariel rated it liked it Recommends it for: Forcing myself to finish reading it today pretty much made andre want to cry in a violent revolt.

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.

I disegni di Kubin sono visionari, sono incubi, sono malati, sono atroci, sono cupi, tetri, allucina n ti, sono bellissimi. 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.

Imagine you are on a train and you are going to a distant place that you have been to before.

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Install “View on Flickriver” script. I think it would have been better at a somewhat shorter length; the hideous events palled by repetition.

It is in the blood, a law of nature. Pardon me, I haven’t been sleeping much at all and I am coming from invisible germs on sweaty palms and stomach numbing nerves. Recommended to Nate D by: Refresh and try again. 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 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 downfall of the Dream Country is so pictorially rich with its nightmarish scenes that one cannot but think about Jung, Freud before they even came well into the scenethe collective unconsciousness and psychedelic trips gone really really bad.

You know how “They” always is in these suffocating scenarios. View all 3 comments.

With a snort, he inflated his lungs, filling first the right and then the left side of his chest, and then with his fingers on the eighteen nipples played the most beautiful harmonica pieces. This is what I liked about The Other Side: