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Irvine Welsh is the author of Trainspotting, Ecstasy, Glue, Porno, Filth, Marabou Stork Nightmares, The Acid House, If You Liked School, You'll Love Work, The Bedroom Secrets of the Master Chefs and Reheated Cabbage. He divides his time between Florida, Ireland, and Scotland.

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Reheated Cabbage: Tales of Chemical Degeneration
by Irvine Welsh
Never-collected tales, including outrageous early stories from the Trainspotting years, plus a raucous new novella. Reheated Cabbage gathers stories showcasing Irvine Welsh’s trademark skills: vaulting imagination, brilliant vernacular ear, scabrous humor, and the ability to create some of the most memorable characters in...
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Categories: Contemporary Fiction; Literary Fiction
Crime: A Novel
by Irvine Welsh
“[An] inimitable combination of dark realism, satire and psychological insight . . . complicated, unsettling and at times beautiful."-- Publishers Weekly , starred review In the wake of a nasty child-murder case, Detective Ray Lennox of the Edinburgh PD has suffered a full-scale breakdown. He’s placed on leave for mental retuning...
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Categories: All Mystery, Crime & Thrillers
If You Liked School, You'll Love Work
by Irvine Welsh
Irvine Welsh, the author of Trainspotting , is up to his old tricks with his new work of transgressive short fiction. Irvine Welsh's first short-story collection since his debut work The Acid House presents five extraordinary stories, which remind us that he is a master of the short form, a brilliant storyteller...
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Categories: Contemporary Fiction
Trainspotting: Roman (Welsh, Irvine 2) (German Edition)
by Irvine Welsh
Die volle Ladung Leben - ein Klassiker der Underground-Literatur Mietskasernen, Arbeitslosigkeit, miese Pubs, viel Alkohol und jede Menge Drogen: das ist der Alltag in Leith, einem heruntergekommenen Vorort von Edinburgh. Das ist auch der Alltag von Renton, Spud, Begbie, Sick Boy und Dianne, einer Clique von jugendlichen Außenseitern...
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Categories: Bestsellers; Contemporary Fiction
Skagboys: Roman (Welsh, Irvine 1) (German Edition)
by Irvine Welsh
Die Vorgeschichte des Kult-Bestsellers »Trainspotting« Mark Renton sollte glücklich sein. Er ist jung, smart, hat eine hübsche Freundin und Spaß am Studium. Doch im Großbritannien der Achtziger ist kein Platz für ihn und seine Freunde. Man hat ihnen Arbeit, Bildung und Wohlstand versprochen, aber nun ist niemand da, um diese...
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Categories: Contemporary Fiction
A Decent Ride: A Novel
by Irvine Welsh
Irvine Welsh returns to Edinburgh, the home of Trainspotting and so many of his novels since, with a new novel featuring one of his most iconic and beloved characters—'Juice' Terry Lawson—that's thick on the Scottish brogue, heavy on the filth and masterful in its comedic timing. A Decent Ride sees Irvine Welsh back in...
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Categories: All Humor; All Mystery, Crime & Thrillers; Contemporary Fiction; Literary Fiction
The Acid House
by Irvine Welsh
Irvine Welsh's scintillating, disturbing, and altogether outrageous collection of stories—the basis for the 1998 cult movie directed by Paul McGuigan. He is called "the Scottish Celine of the 1990s" ( Guardian ) and "a mad, postmodern Roald Dahl" ( Weekend Scotsman ). Using a range of approaches from bitter realism to demented...
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Categories: All Fantasy
Marabou Stork Nightmares
by Irvine Welsh
"For anyone who gets high on language, this book is a fantastic trip...a real tour de force."—Madison Smartt Bell, Spin The acclaimed author of the cult classics Trainspotting and The Acid House , Irvine Welsh has been hailed as "the best thing that has happened to British writing in a decade" (London Sunday Times ). This...
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Categories: Contemporary Fiction; Literary Fiction
Acid House (Italian Edition)
by Irvine Welsh
« Irvine Welsh è la cosa più bella che sia capitata alla nostra narrativa negli ultimi dieci anni. » The Sunday Times « C’è uno scrittore più distruttivo, nichilista, spietato e al contempo più innamorato della vita di Irvine Welsh? Difficile... quasi impossibile. » Corriere della Sera « Lo scrittore simbolo della...
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Categories: Contemporary Fiction
Ecstasy
by Irvine Welsh
From the celebrated author of the bestselling cult classic Trainspotting , a new work of fiction that triumphantly puts the E back in Eros. With three delightful tales of love and its ups and downs, the ever-surprising Irvine Welsh virtually invents a new genre of fiction: the chemical romance . In "Lorraine Goes to Livingston," a...
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Categories: Contemporary Fiction; Literary Fiction
Babylon Heights
by Irvine Welsh
If you put four dwarfs in a room with enough opium and alcohol, it's bound to end in tears. In 1935, MGM studios embarked on a movie adaptation of L. Frank Baum's The Wizard of Oz . The production called for the casting of many dwarfs to play the Munchkins of the mythical Land of Oz, and the studio began recruiting 'small persons...
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Categories: Drama
Filth
by Irvine Welsh
With the Christmas season upon him, Detective Sergeant Bruce Robertson of Edinburgh's finest is gearing up socially—kicking things off with a week of sex and drugs in Amsterdam. There are some sizable flies in the ointment, though: a missing wife and child, a nagging cocaine habit, some painful below-the-belt eczema, and a string of...
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Categories: All Mystery, Crime & Thrillers; All Sex & Erotica
Porno (Mark Renton series Book 3)
by Irvine Welsh
The Trainspotting lads are back...and in worse shape than ever. In the last gasp of youth, Simon "Sick Boy" Williamson is back in Edinburgh. He taps into one last great scam: directing and producing a porn film. To make it work, he needs bedfellows: the lovely Nikki Fuller-Smith, a student with ambition, ego, and troubles to rival...
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Categories: All Sex & Erotica; Contemporary Fiction; Literary Fiction
Skagboys (Mark Renton series Book 1)
by Irvine Welsh
Prequel to the best-selling phenomenon Trainspotting , this exhilarating and moving novel shows how Welsh’s colorful miscreants first went wrong. Mark Renton’s life seems to be on track: university, pretty girlfriend, even social success. But, in this prequel to Trainspotting , after the death of his younger brother, Rent falls...
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Categories: Contemporary Fiction; Literary Fiction
Trainspotting (Mark Renton series Book 2)
by Irvine Welsh
Trainspotting is the novel that first launched Irvine Welsh's spectacular career—an authentic, unrelenting, and strangely exhilarating episodic group portrait of blasted lives. It accomplished for its own time and place what Hubert Selby, Jr.'s Last Exit to Brooklyn did for his. Rents, Sick Boy, Mother Superior, Swanney, Spuds...
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Categories: Contemporary Fiction; Urban Literature
The Sex Lives of Siamese Twins: A Novel
by Irvine Welsh
When Lucy Brennan, a Miami Beach personal-fitness trainer, disarms an apparently crazed gunman, the police and the breaking-news cameras are not far behind. Within hours, Lucy becomes a hero. The solitary eye-witness, the depressed and overweight Lena Sorenson, thrilled by Lucy's heroism and decisiveness, becomes obsessed with the...
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Categories: All Humor; All Mystery, Crime & Thrillers; All Women's Fiction; Contemporary Fiction; Literary Fiction
You'll Have Had Your Hole (Modern Plays)
by Irvine Welsh
A play from the author of Trainspotting Within the sound-proofed walls of a disused recording studio, a score is being settled. Two inner city low-lifes take the law into their own hands to satisfy their craving for fun, fear and a freakish sense of justice. "You'll Have Had Your Hole" premièred at the West Yorkshire Playhouse and...
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Categories: All Nonfiction; Drama
The Bedroom Secrets of the Master Chefs: A Novel
by Irvine Welsh
"A family saga, a revenge fantasy, a Twilight Zone -esque parable, and, most importantly, a very fun read." — Entertainment Weekly This story of two men locked in a war of wills that threatens their very existence is vintage Irvine Welsh. Troubled restaurant inspector Danny Skinner is on a quest to find the mysterious father his...
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Categories: Contemporary Fiction; Literary Fiction
Glue
by Irvine Welsh
An epic novel about the bonds of friendship from the author of Trainspotting . The story of four boys growing up in the Edinburgh projects, Glue is about the loyalties, the experiences, and the secrets that hold friends together through three decades. The boys become men: Juice Terry, the work-shy fanny-merchant, with corkscrew...
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Categories: Contemporary Fiction; Literary Fiction
Porno: Der Roman zum Film Trainspotting 2 (Welsh, Irvine 3) (German Edition)
by Irvine Welsh
Es gibt sie noch, die Jungs aus der Trainspotting-Crew! Zehn Jahre älter, aber kein bisschen weiser, haben sie nichts anderes im Kopf als die ultimative Abzocke, alte Rechnungen und den internationalen Durchbruch in der Pornoindustrie. Eine außergewöhnliche Geschichte über Lebenspläne, Freundschaft und Geschäftemachen – witzig...
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Categories: Contemporary Fiction
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