As discoveries are made and things start to deteriorate, a foil to Patera appears in the form of an American, Hercules Bell who begins to accelerate the collapse of the kingdom. I think I am on a good track to understand it on a much deeper level, but I need to read some supporting materials first. The atmosphere soon begins to weigh on the narrator and above all his wife. One person found this helpful. The language often suggests Nietsche.
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I don't even know if I'm asleep. Culminating apocalyptically - plagues of insects, mountains of corpses and orgies in the street - it is worth reading for its dizzying surrealism alone. Learn more about Kindle MatchBook. This is truly a 'bring your own interpretation' adventure book, where it is entirely up to you to decide what the book's horrible and fascinating events mean, as Kubin and God bless him for it isn't explaining shit.
Mariel went into a lawyer coma over this reading of the will style part and didn't wake up until after the waaaaay more boring than the extensive train travel part of Christopher Priest's The Prestige kugin was kind of interesting in the way of a guy who could make a home out of not being home, and falling love with moving tracks off the rails of those obstructed by Ben Franklin's kite sky writing.
Da un barlume di comprensione nacque una forza, un'aspirazione Very Poe like in atmosphere. Dedalus European Classics Paperback: In fact, the book evokes a dystopian environment that appears grotesque and terrifying like a painting of Hieronymus Bosch or Francisco de Goya … or a proto-surrealistic drawing of the author himself.
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.
Goodreads is the world's largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. When I find something out of the ordinary like The Other SideI tend to get sucked in completely and have trouble getting out until the very last page.
You know how "They" always is in these suffocating scenarios. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. How did Claus Patera come to possess his supernatural powers, and why did he decide to use buildings associated with traumatic events to build his kingdom? Forcing myself to finish reading it today pretty much made me want to cry in a violent sidee. View all 4 comments.
Edith's Miscellany: Book Review: The Other Side by Alfred Kubin
I think I already feel too much that bad stuff that happens is a collective will, anyway. Blah blah blah he was an artist and The Other Side was his only novel.
The Golden Ass Apuleius. Die andere Seite - Deutschland. Formerly they were scattered all over Europe. I started reading The Other Side weeks ago.
Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. In his combination of the darkly decadent, the fantastic and the grotesque, in his evocations of dream and nightmare, his creation of an atmosphere of mystery and fear he resembles Mervyn Peake.
The Other Side is a cult book among fans of weird othdr. I lost it with the missing luggage. Newer Post Older Otherr Home. The Other Side is his only work of fiction.