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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Now imagine yourself sleeping and dreaming as the train enters a cold and desolate landscape. Kubin, born instruggled with family and self without seie direction for some years before settling into art school in being gripped by grimly fantastic visions for a sustained period of productivity around the turn of the century.

Alfred Kubin – die Andere Seite

The shape of the turd is like one xeite those clouds that looks like a bunny rabbit if you look at it the right way. A job is promised, interim funding provided. View all 3 comments.

Villagers abuse their dinner forks. Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. A fine pattern of cracks appeared in the precious vases and porcelains.

They are a tribe of dreamers, eccentrics and artists creating their vie drowsy, magical, eccentric world. 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. Die andere Seite – Deutschland. If only more artists would use writing to express themselves, to convey their art through words, what I would give to read something written by Gustave Moraeu, Viktor Vasnetsov, Jean Kubjn, Franz von Stuck, Ilya Repin, Odilon Redon and others.


Patera does have a few idiosyncrasies, which are reflected in the look of the place, and what can be brought to it. He’s a practical man, avaricious and greedy.

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alffred As I said, it alfrsd like the 20th century was about to bear out this perspective quite readily. The Life and Art of Alfred Kubin. The people talked themselves into believing the things they imagined. Also the comparison to Kafka on the back of the book actually kinds of makes sense, that’s a first. I was fortunate enough to be given a beautiful copy on Saturday evening. Imagine yourself walking among the dead where the people seem more alive that the people you know in your real life.

Install in Firefox Install in Chrome. I love the work of Kubin, but when I sent for this, I failed to notice that it was entirely in German. Uno de los mejores hallazgos que tuve el agrado de leer.

Blah blah blah he was an artist and Aldred Other Side was his only novel. No wonder the narrator winds up institutionalized. Quotes from The Other Side. There are illustrations in the book but I dir the descriptions better than the drawings. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. Search plugin Add ‘Search on Flickriver’ to your browser’s search box. Please enable JavaScript in your browser.

Die Andere Seite by Alfred Kubin

Seitee 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 Dreamers’ way of life and thus brought upon its destruction.


As someone tells the narrator: An artist’s only novel: Open Preview See a Problem? Feb 18, Miriam rated it liked it Shelves: It’s dle art morphed into words, it emanates the same atmosphere, the same grotesqueness.

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In the first half I thought it a political fable but I lost that sense. The Other Side by Alfred Kubin. The prose isn’t brilliant but Kubin is ex A man in his thirties, married, an artist, receives a strange offer: The reading experience was far from fluid, but certainly worth the effort.

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Things in the kingdom seem just a bit off and in fact his wife is never comfortable or happy once they arrive. 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.

The Other Side is a gloomily satirical novel showing some fine rudiments of absurdism and it is a kind of a mystical dystopia. I don’t know if anyone’s noticed she says in a tongue-in-cheek sort of waybut I tend to be a reader of strange novels, and this one is out there.