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Trainspotting

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.

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Trainspotting

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.

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