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 C**t', 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.
This collection contains:
Conversation between Irvine Welsh and Iggy Pop
The Acid House
The Granton Star Cause
A Soft Touch
Snowman Building Parts For Rico the Squirrel
Where the Debris Meets the Sea
Sexual Disaster Quartet
Sport For All
Lisa’s Mum Meets the Queen Mum
Granny’s Old Junk
The Two Philosophers
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