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User Review  - Sarah_Buckley - LibraryThing

One of My favorite Books/movies. I know that Irvine Welsh is not everyone's cup of tea but I really like his writing style. His books are always interesting and I always finish happy. Read full review

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User Review  - csweder - LibraryThing

This book reminded me of Requium For a Dream. It shows how messed up drugs will make you, and the extent to what you will do to get drugs. It's told from the perspective of several junkies...and at ... Read full review

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User Review  - JWarren42 - LibraryThing

Rereading this after a long time, I understand it a lot better. It's brilliant and an important statement on decolonization sentiments. Renton is a fantastic example of a narrator too shortsighted to do more than live moment by moment. Recommended. Read full review

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User Review  - capiam1234 - LibraryThing

I attempted to read this years and years ago. Finally got to it again and I always knew I'd love it. It's a challenge to read and knowing that this was Welsh's first novel really makes me appreciate the effort he put into it. Read full review

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User Review  - smcamp1234 - LibraryThing

I attempted to read this years and years ago. Finally got to it again and I always knew I'd love it. It's a challenge to read and knowing that this was Welsh's first novel really makes me appreciate the effort he put into it. Read full review

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User Review  - DeltaQueen50 - LibraryThing

More of a collection of loosely connected short stories than an actual novel, Trainspotting by Irvine Welsh can be a difficult and depressing read but it can also be highly rewarding as well. I use ... Read full review

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User Review  - jmoncton - LibraryThing

I have to say that I was not looking forward to this book. An entire book on drug addicts and written in such a strong dialect that a glossary was necessary?? But, by the middle of the book I was ... Read full review

Review: Trainspotting (Mark Renton #2)

User Review  - Daniel Clausen - Goodreads

Probably the most famous passage from the book: "Whin yir oan junk, aw ye worry about is scorin. Oaf the gear, ye worry aboot loads ay things. Nae money, cannae git pished. Goat money, drinkin too ... Read full review

Review: Trainspotting (Mark Renton #2)

User Review  - Tim - Goodreads

A sordid tale of depravity written mostly in a thick Leith dialect, the novel offers much more than the film. Where the film is an easily consumed narrative, the novel is a series of events in the ... Read full review

Review: Trainspotting (Mark Renton #2)

User Review  - Carac Allison - Goodreads

"Trainspotting" is a reading experience. I read it when it came out. Here is the litany of my disbelief back then. I could not believe what I was holding was a novel. I could not believe that the ... Read full review


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