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Irvine Welsh

Scottish novelist

1958   -  

movement: Postmodernism
genre: novel, play, short story
country of citizenship: United Kingdom
language of expression: English
educated at: Heriot-Watt University
occupation: writer, screenwriter, novelist, playwright, science fiction writer, author, prosaist, prose, dramaturgy
influenced by: Louis-Ferdinand Céline, William S. Burroughs
www.irvinewelsh.net

Irvine Welsh (born 27 September 1958) is a Scottish novelist, playwright and short story writer. His novel Trainspotting was made into a film of the same name. His work is characterised by a raw Scots dialect and brutal depiction of Edinburgh life. He has also written plays and screenplays, and directed several short films.
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works

18

If You Liked School You'll Love Work

short story collection by Irvine Welsh

author: Irvine Welsh

2007

Skagboys

book by Irvine Welsh

author: Irvine Welsh

2012

Reheated Cabbage

short story collection by Irvine Welsh

author: Irvine Welsh

2009

Trainspotting

novel by Irvine Welsh

author: Irvine Welsh

1993

The Blade Artist

book by Irvine Welsh

author: Irvine Welsh

2016

A Decent Ride

novel by Irvine Welsh

author: Irvine Welsh

2015

Kingdom of Fife

book by Irvine Welsh

author: Irvine Welsh

2007

Glue

book by Irvine Welsh

author: Irvine Welsh

2001

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