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IRVINE WELSH

A DECENT RIDE TOUR - SCOTLAND 2015 

Irvine Welsh

Irvine Welsh returns to Scotland to celebrate the launch of his novel A DECENT RIDE, which centres on one of his most popular characters - hustler cabbie ‘Juice’ Terry Lawson.

‘It's been a time of great turbulence, excitement and a little discord in Scotland lately. But one thing we should all be agreeing on is our love of A Decent Ride. I'll be offering that soon and I'm fervently hoping that the country can unite in saying YES to A DECENT RIDE!’ Irvine Welsh


Scotland: 12-19 April


12 April: Gardyne Theatre, Dundee

17 April: Glasgow Aye Write!

18 April: Aberdeen Performing Arts

19 April: Edinburgh Lyceum  
 


A rampaging force of nature is wreaking havoc on the streets of Edinburgh, but has top shagger, drug-dealer, gonzo-porn-star and taxi-driver, ‘Juice’ Terry Lawson, finally met his match in Hurricane ‘Bawbag’?

A Decent Ride sees Irvine Welsh back on home turf, A Decent Ride, Irvine Welshleaving us in the capable hands of one of his most compelling and popular characters, ‘Juice’ Terry Lawson, and introducing another bound for cult status, Wee Jonty MacKay: a man with the genitals and brain of a donkey.

In his funniest, filthiest book yet, Irvine Welsh celebrates an un-reconstructed misogynist hustler – a central character who is shameless but also, oddly, decent –and finds new ways of making wild comedy out of fantastically dark material, taking on some of the last taboos. So fasten your seatbelts, because this is one ride that could certainly get a little bumpy…


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