By Irvine Welsh
How vital is an honest ride?
A rampaging strength of nature is wreaking havoc at the streets of Edinburgh, yet has most sensible shagger, drug-dealer, gonzo-porn-star and taxi-driver, 'Juice' Terry Lawson, ultimately met his fit in storm 'Bawbag'? Can Terry observe the destiny of the lacking good looks, Jinty Magdalen, and maintain her fool savant lover, the man-child Wee Jonty, out of legal? Will he discover the genuine causes of unscrupulous American businessman and reality-TV superstar, Ronald Checker? And, crucially, will Terry be capable to negotiate lifestyles after a negative occasion robs him of his sexual virility, and will a brand new fascination for the sport of golfing aid him to dwell without... a good RIDE?
A respectable Ride sees Irvine Welsh again on domestic turf, leaving us within the able arms of 1 of his such a lot compelling and renowned characters, 'Juice' Terry Lawson, and introducing one other certain for cult prestige, Wee Jonty MacKay: a guy with the genitals and mind of a donkey.
In his funniest, filthiest booklet but, Irvine Welsh celebrates an un-reconstructed misogynist hustler -- a significant personality who's shameless but in addition, oddly, first rate -- and reveals new methods of creating wild comedy out of beautifully darkish fabric, taking over a few of the final taboos. So fasten your seatbelts, simply because this can be one experience which may definitely get a bit bumpy.
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