Publish date: July 11th 1994
Pages no: 448
Edition language: English
, European Literature
, British Literature
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 much. Cannae git a burd, nae chance ay a ride. git a burd, too much hassle, canne breathe withoot her g...
I've been wanting to read Trainspotting for years and I finally did it! It wasn't easy at first, the Scottish and junkie slang was slowing me down a lot, but you do get use to it. The book is about junkies and friends of junkies in Scotland. The shot story structure takes awhile to get use to as wel...
Fuckin cauld tae stay here Renton, Sick Boy smirks. Aye, sure it is, comes Rent Boy's fastidious reply. Yae hear that Begbie has whacked another cunt oot oaf his miserable lunacy, Spud comments fae behind, haulding the glass of export. Aye, sure did and wudve done again, Spud didn't notice that Begb...
Je me suis laissé traîner dans la boue pendant ce qui a semblé durer une éternité. J'y ai très bien survécu, pas de problème, merci. Je n'aime rien (sauf la drogue), je ne hais rien (sauf ce qui peut m'empêcher de m'en procurer) et je ne crains rien (sauf manquer).Ils s'installent.L'un deux fait:- C...
3.3 stars if I can do that... :)A really gut-wrenching story and that speaks to the author's abilities that he made everything so real and emotional.However, while I appreciate the attempt to make the story as life-like as possible with the Scottish vernacular, that is the main reason this book is n...