A review, and links to other information about and reviews of The Other Side by Alfred Kubin. When the protagonist of The Other Side by Alfred Kubin follows an invitation to take up residence in the secret Dream Kingdom that his school. Author: Alfred Kubin The Other Side tells of a dream kingdom which becomes a nightmare, of a journey to Pearl, a mysterious city created.

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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.

I disegni di Kubin sono visionari, sono incubi, sono malati, sono atroci, sono cupi, tetri, allucina n ti, sono bellissimi. Engravings became porous and fell to pieces. The present population of the Dream Realm is 65, Formerly they were scattered all over Europe.

He had a very gloomy life to match his macabre artwork. Open Preview See a Problem? Please, it shouldn’t be this hard. It is not at all the intention of the lord of this country to create a utopia, a kind of model state for the future. He’s a practical man, avaricious and greedy. Kunin has more than it’s share of strange, fascinating images. Crush my soul with your regulation shoe later.

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Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. The Other Side – Canada. As puppets, we cannot cut our own strings. Although provision has been made to alferd there iubin no material shortages, the whole thrust of the principal aims of this community is directed less towards the maintenance of property and goods, the population, individuals. If I don’t remember what the hell happened at any time in my life between this part of the book and today it isn’t my fault.


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Book ratings by Goodreads. I actually have the older Penguin Classics, not the new Dedalusbut nonetheless a horror and hhe comes through that’s hard to put out of mind. Wild and compelling, mostly in the second half and in this translation.

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Hopefully they will reprint The Other Side soon. The people talked themselves into believing the things they imagined. His story, however, begins in Munich, Germany, on a foggy November afternoon. I am thinking a lot these days about how one would write visuals that walk the tight rope of truth without ruining it by over defining it.

He has even gone so far as to move buildings from throughout the world into his new kingdom, They Surrealistic nightmare? What worlds do we create when we sleep? My edition from is the first edition to have his comple Nothing short of amazing.

This book is a definite must read. It is doubtful that the true Patient Zero can be identified at all.

The Other Side

People forcibly talked themselves into their suggestive visions. They make a lther long journey to the far east ending up finally at the outer wall of the Dream Realm. I got my copy at the retail price before the publisher sold out. No por eso othef convierten en un mal libro ni mucho menos. Never can you see the sun or the stars.


You know that other land place where missing socks go?

I think I already feel too much that bad stuff that happens is a collective will, anyway. Intent is art and then kuibn where you run with it. I adore Kubin as an artist and no less as a writer. I have a lizard tongue, apparently. I have wanted this book for so long but because it is out of print had difficult tracking it down.

Weird #1 The Other Side (excerpt) by Alfred Kubin (1908)

They pass through the single gate and board a train that takes them across dismal swamps and forests to Pearl, the capital of the Dream Realm.

Apr 30, Nancy Oakes rated it it was amazing Shelves: Other books in this series. Oh yeah, i forgot to say I aflred this translated and not in the original German. Email required Address never made public. It’s his art morphed into words, it emanates the same atmosphere, the same grotesqueness.