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The Year of Open Doors

The Year of Open Doors( )
Editor: Glass, Rodge
Illustrator: Welsh, Irvine
Publication Date:Jul 2011
Publisher:Cargo Publishing (UK) Ltd
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $21.95
Book Description:

An exciting assembly of Scotland's most promising new writers, with a foreword by Irvine Welsh, and exclusive artwork by Aidan Moffat of Arab Strap

Such authors as Sophie Cooke, who was shortlisted for the Saltire First Book award; Suhayl Saadi, who was nominated for the James Black Tait Memorial Prize; acclaimed novelist and poet Kevin MacNeil; and renowned performer and novelist Alan Bissett all contribute stories on contemporary Scotland. Throw in renowned...
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Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Fiction / Anthologies (Multiple Authors)
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 x 0.5 Inches
Book Weight:1.09 Pounds
Author Biography
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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