Alfred Kubin () was one of the major graphic artists of the 20th El otro lado tiene una premisa que ya desde el principio llamó mi atención. .. Am găsit în romanul „Cealaltă parte” tot ce căutam de la acest gen de literatură. LA Otra Parte by Alfred Kubin, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. La otra parte by Kubin, Alfred and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at

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But all of these pieces end up being more interesting than the story itself, and the beginning was quite slow. He had two long vertical rows of nipples, I counted eighteen. May 14, Mariel rated it liked it Recommends kubn for: Imagine yourself walking among the dead where the ora seem more alive that the people you know in your real life. Now imagine yourself sleeping and dreaming as the train enters a cold and desolate landscape.

The first time through this novel I was shaken, my nerves were working overtime, and I couldn’t think kubln for a while after having finished it.

It is certainly both of those things, but it isn’t like the mind-twisting imagery of Bruno Schulz or Michael Cisco for example.

The Other Side

I’m pretty sure this was an allegory about In the first half I thought it a political fable but I kbin that sense. The narrator decides to move th This must be the most weird and puzzling book I have ever read.

Che fu definito dallo stesso autore un romanzo fantastico: There’s a letter delivered across bureaucratic lines of remember when we were lads in framed portraits destined to sit on some larte covered dresser to remind the housekeeper that someone once swaddled us in doily-like baby clothes?


That’s the bright flash lights of hell diagnosing danger, danger, danger.

O addirittura del nazismo visto che gli abitanti del Regno del Sogno, un paese destinato a ripiegarsi su se stesso ed estinguersi, sono tutti tedeschi? He has even gone so far as to move buildings from throughout the world into his new kingdom, They are all ancient structures; many, indeed, are in ruins and would be worthless in anyone else’s eyes, but others are massive and well preserved. Imagine yourself in another world where people commit orgies in the streets and snakes curl under your bead-sheet.

Feb 18, Miriam rated it liked it Shelves: They are a tribe of dreamers, eccentrics and artists creating their own drowsy, magical, eccentric world. It pretty much bored me to the backs of my eyeballs and then showed me what those dangly nerves looked like in my pasty white hand. A job is promised, interim funding provided. Uno de los mejores hallazgos que tuve el agrado de leer. Please, it shouldn’t be this hard. Blah blah blah he was an artist and The Other Side was his only novel.

I have wanted this book for so long but because it is out of print had difficult tracking it down.

I could see that. This won’t be for everyone but if you like weird fiction It has more than it’s share of strange, fascinating images.

pagte There’s certainly a political commentary here, but considering what happens it’s open to interpretation. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Alfred Kubin was one of the major graphic artists of the 20th century who was w 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 got bored of trying too hard to look that hard. I don’t understand why it is not more widely known.

Imagine yourself now walking in the past among ruined building and ancient relics. There are a lot of interesting episodes and touches in this book, but it doesn’t come together like it could have.

LA Otra Parte : Alfred Kubin :

Our narrator is invited to the fantastic new mini-state of the Dream Realm, constructed from imported houses and imported workers tired of the humdrum real world.

And right in the middle, the great miracle of the incarnation: And it has some interesting ideas, like buildings infesting a sort of energy from the events that have occurred there.

The Other Side is a gloomily satirical novel showing some fine rudiments of absurdism and it is a kind of a ora dystopia. As the story goes along and unseen force behind everything becomes felt, as if this world is held together by the will of one person’s dream. But by the end I wasn’t sure if he was a source for good or ill frankly.

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From the earliest nomads to the most modern tourist, from rape and pillage to r The Other Side is a gloomily satirical novel showing some fine rudiments of absurdism and it is a kind of a mystical dystopia. La segunda parte del libro es un derroche de caos y descontrol. 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.

Evidentemente, gli incubi che scriveva mi piacciono meno.