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A Decent Ride

A Decent Ride( )
Author: Welsh, Irvine
ISBN:978-0-224-10218-6
Publication Date:May 2015
Publisher:Penguin Random House
Imprint:Jonathan Cape
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:AUD $32.99
Book Description:

Shortlisted for the 2015 Bollinger Everyman Wodehouse prize for comic fiction A rampaging force of nature is wreaking havoc on the streets of Edinburgh, but has top shagger, drug-dealer, gonzo-porn-star and taxi-driver, 'Juice' Terry Lawson, finally met his match in Hurricane 'Bawbag'? Can Terry discover the fate of the missing beauty, Jinty Magdalen, and keep her idiot-savantlover, the man-child Wee Jonty, out of prison? Will he...
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Book Details
Pages:496
Detailed Subjects: Fiction / Crime
Fiction / Satire
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):15.4 x 23.6 x 3.6 cm
Book Weight:0.662 Kilograms
Author Biography
Welsh, Irvine (Author)
Irvine Welsh was born in Edinburgh on September 27, 1958. After leaving school, he lived in London for awhile, but eventually returned to Edinburgh where he worked for the city council in the housing department. He received a degree in computer science and studied for an MBA at Heriot Watt University.

His first novel, Trainspotting, was published in 1993 and was adapted as a film starring Ewan McGregor and Robert Carlyle in 1996. He became a full-time writer in August 1995. His other works include The Acid House (1994), Marabou Stork Nightmares (1995), Ecstasy: Three Tales of Chemical Romance (1996), Filth (1998), Glue (2001), and Porno (2002). He also wrote the plays Headstate (1994) and You'll Have Had Your Hole (1998).

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