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by Irvine Welsh
     
 
Trainspotting by Harry Gibson • Marabou Stork Nightmares by Harry Gibson • Ecstacy by Keith Wyatt • Filth by Harry Gibson

Gathered together for the first time in an omnibus edition, these adaptations of Irvine Welsh's best-selling novels and novellas form a remarkable body of playwriting. Gritty dialogue, scenes of

Overview

Trainspotting by Harry Gibson • Marabou Stork Nightmares by Harry Gibson • Ecstacy by Keith Wyatt • Filth by Harry Gibson

Gathered together for the first time in an omnibus edition, these adaptations of Irvine Welsh's best-selling novels and novellas form a remarkable body of playwriting. Gritty dialogue, scenes of outstanding originality and dazzling comic energy, characterize and distinguish these wonderful works. Harry Gibson's adaptation of Trainspotting won the Sunday Times Best New Play Award. Keith Wyatt's adaptation of Ecstacy was heralded by Irvine Welsh as 'the best adaptation of my work for the stage that I have seen to date. I loved it.'

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780099426431
Publisher:
Random House of Canada, Limited
Publication date:
07/24/2001
Pages:
238
Product dimensions:
5.08(w) x 7.76(h) x 0.59(d)

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Irvine Welsh lives in London. Trainspotting, his first novel, was among the top ten contenders for the Booker Prize and was made into a film. His other books include novels, The Marabou Stork Nightmares, Ecstasy and Filth, and a collection of stories, The Acid House.

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