Lust for Life!
Irvine Welsh and the Trainspotting Phenomenon
||Munro, John Neil|
|Publication Date:||Oct 2013|
| Publisher:||Birlinn, Limited|
| Book Format:||Paperback|
|List Price:||USD $20.00|
| Book Description: |
In the mid-1980s Irvine Welsh's life was going nowhere fast. His teenage dreams of being a footballer or a rock star were over, and he was stuck in a series of white-collar jobs which he loathed. With the last throw of the dice, he started to write. In 1993 his debut novel - which centred on the desperate day-to-day struggles of a group of Edinburgh schemies and junkies - was published. Even...