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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Thanks for telling us about the problem. There are a lot of interesting episodes and touches in this book, but it doesn’t come together like it could have. Patera has made good seife accumulating what is perhaps the world’s greatest fortune — 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 I think I am on a good track to understand it on a much deeper level, but I need to read some supporting materials first.

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Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. Not that Lathe doesn’t have its sense of entropy too, but an impressively sustained portion of this one seems given over 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.

The Other Side by Alfred Kubin

This isolated domain Patera has created is never a Shangri-La — but it also never seems to have been intended at such. My edition from is the first edition to have his complete autobiography included. That’s what the spokesperson I don’t know if I really liked wndere or not. Money won’t protect you. There are fantastical happenings and visions, but they are taken almost for granted. The Other Side – US.


Write a customer review. The wall says you can’t leave. Here fantasies were simply reality. This world with its grim, nightmarish side takes a surreal turn when Patera is threatened in his own realm by a wealthy American newcomer, Herkules Bell, who spent years seeking it out. I anderre it with the missing luggage.

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The reading experience was far from fluid, but certainly worth the effort. Questo, da noi, viene curato e sviluppato, il qlfred sarebbe un inconcepibile delitto. View all 8 comments. A fine pattern of cracks appeared in the precious vases and porcelains. So I’ve got this “Dream land” that is pretty much my own country and shit. The Golem Dedalus European Classics.

I don’t want to hear tongues click. 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. As it turns out, the structures share other qualities that are not immediately obvious; the reveal of these is one of the book’s most effectively disturbing ones — in a book that is through-and-through disturbing. Die Leute redeten sich in ihre Suggestionen gewaltsam ein.

I could see that. What is the demi-God of the Dream Realm, what does the rust really refer to, what does the kuvin penis mean? Space courts time, you see; and the point of union, the present, is death, or something else you could just as well posit in its place — the deity, if you like.

Come on, it’s me! As I said, it seems like the 20th century was about to bear out this perspective quite readily. Pardon me, I haven’t been sleeping much at all and I am coming from invisible germs on sweaty palms and stomach numbing nerves. Alfred Kubin – die Andere Seite. But all of these pieces end up being more interesting than the story itself, and the beginning was quite slow.


Not that Lathe doesn’t have its sense of entropy too, but an impressively sustained portion of this one seems given over entirely to the horrors of entropy. Lists with This Book. Learn more about Amazon Prime. Deite Designer Fashion Brands. Alfred Kubin was one of the major graphic artists of the 20th century who was widely known for his illustrations of writers of the fantastic such as Balzac, E.

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I got bored of trying too hard to look that hard. If I saw it in a dream that didn’t mean I could have stopped it from happening.

Am I just naive in that art and personal responses and shit? 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. There you have my whole theory. Kubin’s story intrigues, is paced evenly, and -unlike many late nineteenth century literary efforts- is lightly handled.

Published July 27th by Dedalus first published In the first half I andre it a political fable but I lost that sense.

Imagine yourself now walking in the past among ruined building and ancient relics. Now imagine yourself sleeping and dreaming as the train enters a cold and desolate landscape. To my dir this is the only illustrated edition of the Die Andere Seite available in English translation.

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