Trainspotting by Irvine Welsh

This novel is a gritty, raw portrayal of a group of heroin addicts living in Edinburgh, Scotland. The narrative is non-linear and told from multiple perspectives, providing a deep dive into the minds and lives of these characters. The story explores themes of poverty, addiction, friendship, and the struggle to escape one's circumstances, all set against the backdrop of a bleak urban landscape. It is known for its strong Scottish dialect, graphic content, and dark humor.

The 1106th greatest book of all time


Published
1993
Nationality
Scottish
Type
Fiction
Pages
300-400
Words
85,000
Original Language
English

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