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Trainspotting

By Irvine Welsh

Review

Welsh’s hugely successful cult novel looks at the use of heroin and a variety of other drugs.  It was turned into a controversial film in 1996.

Key Themes:

  • Addiction
  • Heroin
  • Revealing Reads

Reference: Irvine, Welsh. 1993. Trainspotting. London: Vintage, 1999

Reviewer

- Charley Baker
Date Review Submitted: Monday 23rd March 2009