In 1996, Danny Boyle adapted Welsh’s novel into a film which became a global phenomenon. Starring Robert Carlyle, Johnny Lee Miller, Ewan McGregor, Ewen Bremner and Kevin McKidd, the film is celebrated for its visual representation of Welsh’s punk imaginings.
Trainspotting is the 1993 fiction debut of Irvine Welsh. The book has enjoyed a controversial success among literary critics when compared to its global commercial success.
Celebrated as ‘the voice of punk’ it has become a cult classic. Told in seven ‘sections’ ...