Order of Irvine Welsh Books
Irvine Welsh is a Scottish novelist, best known for his novel Trainspotting. The novel was adapted into a very successful film in 1996. In addition to Trainspotting, his work has been adapted to both film and theatre.
Irvine Welsh became a published author in 1993 with his novel Traninspotting. He followed it up in with a 2002 sequel, entitled Porno. He has also written several standalone novels and short story collections. Below is a list of Irvine Welsh’s published work in order:
Publication Order of Trainspotting Books
Chronological Order of Trainspotting Books
Publication Order of Standalone Novels
|Marabou Stork Nightmares||(1995)|
|The Bedroom Secrets of the Master Chefs||(2006)|
|The Sex Lives of Siamese Twins||(2014)|
|A Decent Ride||(2015)|
|The Blade Artist||(2016)|
Publication Order of Short Story Collections
|The Acid House||(1994)|
|Ecstasy: Three Tales of Chemical Romance||(1996)|
|If You Liked School You'll Love Work||(2007)|
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Irvine Welsh Synopses: In Trainspotting, Mark Renton is the leader of a bunch of Scottish slackers and junkies who have no ambitions and nothing going for them other than their next fix. The book uses a lot of Scottish slang, but has a glossary available for those who are unfamiliar with it. Trainspotting was adapted into a film in 1996. The film version of Trainspotting starred Ewan McGregor, Jonny Lee Miller and Robert Carlyle.
Porno picks up where Trainspotting left off. Sick Boy returns to Edinburgh after his pimping and hustling ventures have gone sour. His new idea to make some cash is to produce a low-rent porno. Will he be able to convince Sick Girl to take part? Characters returning to the sequel include Renton, Begbie and Spud.