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Thursday, September 18, 2014

Irvine Welsh

Irvine Welsh in Leith, Edinburgh
photo: Murdo MacLeod
(The Guardian)
no copyright infringement intended

Scottish author, well known for his novel Transpotting (later made into a film); his work is characterized by a raw Scots language, and brutal depiction of Edinburgh life (wiki); acclaimed and often controversial (his own website); the same kind of writer as he is a drinker - binger familiar (speaking about himself in The Guardian); more about him on this blog to come (me)

(A Life in Books)



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