Irvine Welsh

Irvine Welsh (born 27 September 1957 in Leith, Embra) is a Scots writer o novels, plays an short stories. His beuk Trainspotting wis makkit intae a film. His writin is weel-kent for uisin a strang Embra Scots byleid his hersh acconts o Embra life.

Irvine Welsh in 2004

Welsh has publisht 11 novel and fower short story collection. His warks include:

  • Trainspotting (1993)
  • Marabou Stork Nightmares (1995)
  • Filth (1998)
  • Glue (2001)
  • Porno (2002)
  • The Bedroom Secrets of the Master Chefs] (2006)
  • Crime (2008)
  • Skagboys (2012)
  • The Sex Lives of Siamese Twins (2014)
  • A Decent Ride (2015)
  • The Blade Artist (2016)
  • Dead Men's Trousers (2018)

In 2021, a telly adaptation o' his novel Crime wis launched in th' uk as a 6-episode series. This is th' foremaist telly adaptation ever made oot o' a book by Irvine Welsh.[1]

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  1. "From Trainspotting to the TV series of Crime: the Irvine Welsh interview". The Shortlisted (in Inglis). 19 November 2021. Retrieved 6 Februar 2022.