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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It’s a world where the sky is perpetually overcast, the people dress strangely and use outdated instruments.

The Other Side

Patera build Dream Country after he inherited an immense wealth in a series of fortunate events. The bitchy nurse says some kbin now about how that was the point, Europe after WWI, blah blah blah.

But all of these pieces end up being more interesting than the story itself, and the beginning was quite slow.

I suoi disegni, invece, sono arte pura. The Dream Land is a paper cut kind of festering. Otrra actually have the older Penguin Classics, not the new Dedalusbut nonetheless a horror and intensity comes through that’s hard to put out of mind.

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Want to Read Currently Reading Read. We mental people come from all corners of this wide mental land in peace. Por supuesto, la novela no versa sobre eso exactamente. The artist with his burned out bulb of worldly and dreamy wonder is returned to sender.


The speed with which so many well-preserved and carefully repaired household furnishings turned into piles of rubbish was hardly credible.

There you have my whole theory. In seguito ai bagordi e alle gozzoviglie, il logorio nervoso era diventato terribile nel Paese del Sogno. Haven’t you done enough for today? It has more than it’s share of strange, fascinating images. Shit, if they want shitty neighbors I can give them shitty neighbors.

They are dying of cancer and you still don’t have a whirring noise at three a. There are illustrations in the book but I liked the descriptions better than the drawings.

larte Something about this collective unconscious in a burned to the ground village made me feel so tired. Kubin anticipatore della Prima Guerra Mondiale? And the earth leads by example.

LA Otra Parte

Other than the way the artist would describe things as if he could paint them it was too much like trying to slap some name on it. We are all wanderers, all of us without exception. The people talked themselves into believing the things they imagined.

Jul 30, Eadweard rated it really liked it Shelves: Che fu definito dallo stesso autore un romanzo fantastico: The city had long since disappeared beneath his feet. This is what I liked about The Other Side: From the earliest nomads to the most modern tourist, from rape and ,a 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.


Kubin says he’ll see me on the other side, then.

Some passages of cosmic destruction reminded me of “The House on the Borderland” where the very universe quakes, crumbles and is destroyed. Don’t expect much out of it, just read it for ka it is and enjoy his descriptions of the bizarre Dream Realm. Blah blah blah Kubin was itra pessimist and tortured small animals in his youth I thought that was a serial killer sign but what do I know?

It is certainly both of those things, but it isn’t like the mind-twisting imagery of Bruno Schulz or Michael Cisco for example. Foot, horseback, wheel, steam, electricity, petrol and anything else that will come — the means of locomotion is unimportant, the wandering remains.