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A Decent Ride

A Novel

A Decent Ride( )
Author: Welsh, Irvine
ISBN:978-0-385-54089-6
Publication Date:Feb 2016
Publisher:Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Imprint:Doubleday
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $26.95
Book Description:

Irvine Welsh returns to Edinburgh, the home of Trainspotting and so many of his novels since, with a new novel featuring one of his most iconic and beloved characters--'Juice' Terry Lawson--that's thick on the Scottish brogue, heavy on the filth and masterful in its comedic timing. A Decent Ride sees Irvine Welsh back in Edinburgh, this time with one of his most compelling and popular characters front and center: the rampaging force of nature that is...
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Book Details
Pages:368
Detailed Subjects: Fiction / Crime
Fiction / Satire
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.45 x 9.53 x 1.3 Inches
Book Weight:1.4 Pounds
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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