InhaltB format paperback edition of this novel which has been widely perceived as Welsh's best work for some time, telling the story of four young men from an Edinburh housing scheme. A powerful exploration of the nature of friendship, complete with sharp dialogue, the trademark dark tableaux and some finely drawn characters. "Wild, brave and funny" "Sunday Times". "Welsh is at the top of his game" "The Face".
PortraitIrvine Welsh is the author of eight previous novels and four books of shorter fiction. He currently lives in Chicago.
Pressestimmen"Wild, brave and funny" Sunday Times "Welsh is brilliant at what he does... This is his most readable and memorable novel since Trainspotting" Independent on Sunday "His most ambitious, but also his most complete and engaging work to date... arguably, his best book" Times Literary Supplement 20020614 "Full of incident, mad, crackling dialogue, attractively appalling characters and some of the funniest and rudest sex scenes I have read since Philip Roth's Portnoy's Complaint" Sunday Times "With razor-sharp dialogue, a powerful odour of ordinary desperation and an incisive understanding of what makes these men's friendship tick, Welsh is at the top of his game" The Face
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: Random House UK Ltd
Erscheinungsdatum: Mai 2005
Seitenanzahl: 556 Seiten