By Irvine Welsh
How vital is an honest ride?
A rampaging strength of nature is wreaking havoc at the streets of Edinburgh, yet has best shagger, drug-dealer, gonzo-porn-star and taxi-driver, 'Juice' Terry Lawson, ultimately met his fit in storm 'Bawbag'? Can Terry detect the destiny of the lacking attractiveness, Jinty Magdalen, and maintain her fool savant lover, the man-child Wee Jonty, out of felony? Will he discover the genuine explanations of unscrupulous American businessman and reality-TV famous person, Ronald Checker? And, crucially, will Terry manage to negotiate existence after a poor occasion robs him of his sexual virility, and will a brand new fascination for the sport of golfing support him to stay without... a good RIDE?
A good Ride sees Irvine Welsh again on domestic turf, leaving us within the able arms of 1 of his so much compelling and renowned characters, 'Juice' Terry Lawson, and introducing one other sure for cult prestige, Wee Jonty MacKay: a guy with the genitals and mind of a donkey.
In his funniest, filthiest e-book but, Irvine Welsh celebrates an un-reconstructed misogynist hustler -- a valuable personality who's shameless but additionally, oddly, first rate -- and unearths new methods of constructing wild comedy out of beautifully darkish fabric, taking over many of the final taboos. So fasten your seatbelts, simply because this is often one experience which can definitely get a bit bumpy.
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