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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No wonder the narrator winds up institutionalized. Here fantasies were simply reality. On the surface this is a story about a person who gets an invitation from his old school friend Patera to join him in his newly founded Dream Country.

The Other Side by Alfred Kubin

Era un’energia immensa, spontanea The German may be perfect for all I know. Jul 06, Book Wyrm rated it really liked it Shelves: Foot, horseback, alfree, steam, electricity, petrol and anything else that will come — the means of locomotion is unimportant, the wandering remains.

Not that Lathe kugin have its sense of entropy too, but an impressively sustained portion of this one seems given over entirely to the horrors of entropy.


Kubin doesn’t gradually lead from reality to dream-world; rather, he teeters artfully between the two for most of the novel, and this is part of makes The Other Side effective.

Alfred Kubin – die Andere Seite

Was that the source of Kubin’s imagination? AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally.

A man in his thirties, married, an artist, receives a strange offer: The next few chapters are fairly mundane and Kubin briefly explores the class structure, anders and religion of this newly formed kingdom before we gradually slide down the slippery slope. Interestingly, in contrast to possible interpretations of LeGuin, Kubin seems to suggest that collective thought tends only towards destruction, that the mass effect of humanity is only for ill.

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The Other Side

This is what I liked about The Other Side: Come on, it’s me! There’s certainly a political commentary here, but considering what happens it’s open to interpretation.


If a nightmarish — even sometimes absurd — vision, so too there’s enough plausible and real to the narrator’s experiences that the horror is all the more powerful.

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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. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go.

The Other Side tells of a dream kingdom which becomes a nightmare, of a journey to Pearl, diee mysterious city created deep in Asia, which is also a journey to the depths of the subconscious. I don’t know if I really liked this or not. Use Flickriver Badge Creator to create a badge linking to any Flickriver view example: Learn more about Amazon Prime.

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