The characters in this book are often depraved, vicious, cowardly and manipulative, but their essential humanity is never underminded. Using a variety of approaches, from realism to fantasy, Irvine Welsh displays his wit and of observation.
After his spectacular and controversial debut, TRAINSPOTTING, Irvine Welsh - the most dangerous new writer in Scotland - follows with an unsettling, shocking and very funny collection of stories. The characters in this extraordinary book are often - on the surface-depraved, vicious, cowardly and manipulative, but their essential humanity is never undermined. Using a range of approaches, from bitter realism to demented fantasy, Irvine Welsh displays a corrosive wit and a telling accuracy of observation, confronting our perception of our own identities and that of those around us.
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