A Decent Ride

A Decent Ride

A Novel

Book - 2016
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This novel "sees Irvine Welsh back in Edinburgh, this time with one of his most compelling and popular characters front and center: the rampaging force of nature that is 'Juice' Terry Lawson ... Juice is a man who contains multitudes: he's a top shagger, drug-dealer, gonzo pornstar and taxi driver. As we ride along in Juice's cab through the depraved streets of Edinburgh, Juice encounters a series of charmingly filthy characters, each of whom present their own, uh, unique challenges. Has he finally met his match in Hurricane Bawbag? Can he discover the fate of the missing beauty Jinty Magdalen and keep her idiot-savant lover, the man-child Wee Jonty, out of prison? Will he find out the real motives of unscrupulous American businessman and reality-TV star, Ronald Checker?"--Dust jacket flap.
Publisher: New York : Doubleday, [2016]
Edition: First United States edition
Copyright Date: ©2015
ISBN: 9780385540896
Characteristics: xii, 346 pages ; 25 cm
Call Number: WELSH, I


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Sep 23, 2017

This is the sequel to GLUE and PORNO. So read TRAINSPOTTING, GLUE, FILTH, PORNO, then read A DECENT RIDE and SKAGBOYS and CRIME. Many of the characters and plots interweave between these books. Glue can be a hard book to find but porno and decent ride don't really make sense without it. Enjoy!


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