? Try to imagine being dumped outside of time in a place where nothing resembles anything you´ve ever experienced before, and where the smells, the sounds, the lights, and the feelings are all different.? Thomas Weber Carlsen´s memoir This Side of Life covers an arduous journey over six decades through the first, the second and the third world, and explores the other side of life, where you are confronted with another you and where everything changes dramatically. From the point of view of a lost soul seeking a deeper truth behind the mundane, material world, This Side of Life begins with Thomas´ fundamental choice to take a permanent vacation from his former life and former self. From Denmark to Cambodia to an island in the Mediterranean Sea, from being single to being a husband and a father of three, and from being lost to being found, This Side of Life is ultimately a spiritual journey towards God.