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Trainspotting

Author: Irvine Welsh
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton, 1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st American edView all editions and formats
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Trainspotting is the novel that launched the sensational career of Irvine Welsh - an authentic, unrelenting, and strangely exhilarating group portrait of blasted lives in Edinburgh that has the linguistic energy of A Clockwork Orange and the literary impact of Last Exit to Brooklyn. Rents, Sick Boy, Mother Superior, Swanney, Spuds, and Begbie are as unforgettable a clutch of rude boys, junkies, and nutters as  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Black humor (Literature)
Humorous stories
Cuentos humorísticos
Novela inglesa
Humorous fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Irvine Welsh
ISBN: 0393314804 9780393314809
OCLC Number: 34558739
Awards: Short-listed for Firecracker Alternative Book Award (Fiction) 1997
Description: 348 pages ; 21 cm
Responsibility: Irvine Welsh.

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Trainspotting is the novel that first launched Irvine Welsh's spectacular career--an authentic, unrelenting, and strangely exhilarating episodic group portrait of blasted lives.  Read more...

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Irvine Welsh writes with skill, wit, and compassion that amounts to genius. He is the best thing that has happened to British writing in decades.--Nick Hornby Irvine Welsh may become one of the most Read more...

 
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