Trainspotting (Paperback)

By Irvine Welsh

W. W. Norton & Company, 9780393314809, 368pp.

Publication Date: June 17, 1996

Other Editions of This Title:
Paperback, Spanish (9/30/2019)
Hardcover (10/17/2002)
Paperback, Spanish (3/1/2002)
Paperback, French (2/1/2013)
Paperback (8/1/2011)

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It accomplished for its own time and place what Hubert Selby, Jr.'s Last Exit to Brooklyn did for his. Rents, Sick Boy, Mother Superior, Swanney, Spuds, and Seeker are as unforgettable a clutch of junkies, rude boys, and psychos as readers will ever encounter. Trainspotting was made into the 1996 cult film starring Ewan MacGregor and directed by Danny Boyle (Shallow Grave).