Glue

Glue

Irvine Welsh


An epic novel in regards to the bonds of friendship from the writer of Trainspotting.

the tale of 4 boys transforming into up within the Edinburgh tasks, Glue is set the loyalties, the reports, and the secrets and techniques that carry neighbors jointly via 3 many years. the lads develop into males: Juice Terry, the work-shy fanny-merchant, with corkscrew curls and sticky hands; Billy the boxer, pushed, managed, taking part in to his strengths; Carl, the Milky Bar child, drifting alongside to his personal soundtrack; and the doomed Gally, exceptionally thin-skinned and at risk of disaster at each flip. We stick with their lives from the seventies into the recent century—from punk to techno, from pace to E. Their mutual loyalty is fused in highway morality: again up your friends, do not hit girls, and, most vital, by no means snitch—on a person. Glue has the Irvine Welsh trademarks—crackling discussion, scabrous set items, and black, black humor—but it's also a grown-up ebook approximately transforming into up—about the best way we are living our lives, and what occurs to us while issues develop into unstuck. "Stocked along with his traditional quirky, sympathetic characters, this rollicking new story glints with the writer's trademark satiric wit. Its heft and narrative breadth may still persuade any final skeptics that Welsh—now successfully the grand outdated guy of in-your-face Scottish fiction—is a author to be taken seriously."—Publishers Weekly starred evaluation

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