16 Apr But The Acid House, short stories and a novella, demonstrates that there is much more to Irvine Welsh than the semi-autobiographical voice of. In Welsh’s (Trainspotting) gritty proletarian universe, everyone from God to Madonna (the Material Girl, not the Virgin) speaks tough, working-class Scottish. Irvine Welsh’s scintillating, disturbing, and altogether outrageous collection of stories—the basis for the cult movie directed by Paul McGuigan. He is called.

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Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. The stories are written in a crazy-ass dialect, idvine little hard at first, but by the end you kinda feel like you’ve learned a new language.

It really is spit your dinner out material, but it grips you unbelievably hard. Please try again later. Revel in the filth, because it’s pretty glorious.

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All of his novels are set in his native Scotland and filled with anti-heroes, small time crooks and hooligans. Shadows of the Deep: Share your thoughts with other customers.

One person found this helpful. Using a range of approaches from bitter realism to demented fantasy, Irvine Welsh is about to evoke the essential humanity, well hidden as it is, of his generally depraved, lazy, manipulative, and vicious characters.

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Unless otherwise indicated, all used reproductions are provenance of the M HKA. Let me say that Irvine Welsh is my all time favorite author. A Futuristic Dystopian Thriller Series: Published April 17th by W.

The plots address this unrelenting grimness with shocking violence or twisted comedy. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. Share your thoughts with other customers. Write a customer review.

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My favourite being the tale of coco brice. I didn’t know there was an author anywhere that knew how to speak to me until I read this book.

Read reviews that mention acid house irvine welsh short ievine granton star cause collection of short short story real life disnae matter great book love this aacid welsh books trainspotting dark humour unique drugs funny god hilarious literary. It’s not as overwhelming as I found Trainspotting to be, but I feel like after reading this, Idvine will be much more enjoyable and easier to understand.

This is also a movie for you lazies. The Wwlsh House is a bizarre, disturbing and hilarious collection from one of the most uncompromising and original writers around. The characters in this extraordinary book are often – on the surface – depraved, vicious, cowardly and manipulative, but their essential humanity is never undermined.

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Trivia About The Irvine Welsh But if you’ve read Trainspotting you will be prepared for this.

Thoughts jostled for space in my crowded brain as i struggled to give them some order which might serve to motivate my listless life. Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. There’s a problem loading this menu right now.

I had watched trainspotting as a teenager and had prematurly assumed that Irvine Welsh was a genius. His characterization was there, and better than what I witnessed in the films.

Here’s one passage I really enjoyed; There’s a story in which in only one day, Boab is kicked out of the football team, his parents’ house, his job and his girlfriend’s life. Further use and the reproduction of multimedia-information image, sound and other applications always required prior permission.

Customers who bought this item also bought. One of these items is dispatched sooner than the other. I think this is a fantastic intro to Irvine Welsh’s writing style, especially for getting used to the Scotts English dialogue. Tales Of New Albion: In “the Acid House” Welsh once again exposes the vibrant, crass, depressing, and violent sex and drug-filled underbelly of Scotland.

Overview Inside the Book. Somewhat disappointingly, his letter was not written in an incomprehensible Scottish dialect, and in fact was easy to read. Welsh is just DRIVEN towards this kind of stuff, possessed of manic energy to tell the stories of the people he knows and feels the most intensely lower-class mangle-mouthed Edinburghers [Edinburgheans?

I welah a fan of Irvine Welsh ‘s works so I really enjoyed this one.