"Irvine Welsh" is a Scottish novelist, playwright and short story writer. He is recognised for his novel Trainspotting (novel)/Trainspotting, which was later made into a critically acclaimed Trainspotting (film)/film of the same name. His work is characterised by a raw Scots language/Scots dialect, and brutal depiction of Edinburgh life. He has also written plays and screenplays, and directed several short films.If you enjoy these quotes, be sure to check out other famous novelists! More Irvine Welsh on Wikipedia.