Trainspotting Summary
Irvine Welsh

Everything you need to understand or teach Trainspotting by Irvine Welsh.

  • Trainspotting Summary & Study Guide
  • 6 Literature Criticisms
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  • 30 Trainspotting Lessons
  • 20 Activities
  • 180 Multiple Choice Questions
  • 60 Short Essay Questions
  • 20 Essay Questions
  • Pre-Made Tests and Quizzes
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Trainspotting Summary

Trainspotting by Irvine Welsh is an irreverent and uncompromising portrait of the heroin subculture in Edinburgh. The narrative cycles through a number of different users, pushers, scam-artists, and general hooligans, though it focuses on a core group of five addicts. The novel is essentially the vision of a group of young men who have chosen to drop out of polite society in search of brief, luminous chemical joy.

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