“Irvine Welsh writes with skill, wit, and compassion that amounts to genius. He is the best thing that has happened to British writing in decades.”
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I have to admit to being a bandwagon hopper with Trainspotting. I absolutely loved the movie when it was released but didn’t discover there was a book until after I’d read it. I bought it immediately and so started a lifelong love affair with this punchy Scottish author.