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The Acid House

The Acid House

Author: Irvine Welsh
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The characters in this extraordinary book are often - on the surface - depraved, vicious, cowardly and manipulative, but their essential humanity is never undermined. Two professors of philosophy turn pugilists; Leith removal men become the objects of desire for Hollywood goddesses; God turns Boab Coyle into a house-fly; and in the novella, 'A Smart Cunt', the drug-addled young hero spins off on a collision course with his past. The Acid House is a bizarre, disturbing and hilarious collection from one of the most uncompromising and original writers around.

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An unsettling, shocking and very funny collection of short stories. 20031017

Reviews
"Mind-bendingly good."
--"GQ magazine"
"The collection as a whole is sick, horrific, occasionally moving and very funny."
--"New Statesman"
Stock Information

General Fields

  • : 9780099435013
  • : Vintage Publishing
  • : Vintage
  • : April 1995
  • : April 1995
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : 304
  • : Irvine Welsh
  • : Paperback