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10 thoughts on “The Acid House

  1. says:

    Holy shit how could I have forgotten to add this to my list already this collection of breakneck vileness this w

  2. says:

    I'm pretty sure the novella A Smart Cunt was in here Though I have zero recollection of it now at the time I read

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    I really enjoyed these stories Like a lot of Welsh's work the language and the settings capture something really special which is why I've decided to bump it up from 3 stars to 4 stars as 3 would be unjustifiable I felt waves of nostalgia when reading certain reference points which I've only come to appreciate when penning this revi

  4. says:

    Let me say that Irvine Welsh is my all time favorite author Books such as Trainspotting and Ecstasy are pinnacles of modern fiction alright not

  5. says:

    The Acid House is a collection of short stories with each story featuring a new set of characters and scenarios I am a fan of Irvine

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    This is the fucking tops a collection of stories delving into the depravity and disillusionment of post Thatcher Scotland The misfortunes are of a people inherently unprofitable without place in the neo liberal hell scape they are emerging into Their past times are primarily drugs sex and avoiding work If the Tories were to write a book desc

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    A number of dank and torrid tales of wrongdoing Irvine Welsh says if you don't get to the bottom of things are you really alive? I mean society being what it is isn't the sensible man's response to go insane? Well I don't know Welsh

  8. says:

    This book made me laugh so much It's a bunch of short stories and there are two that really stuck out for me In one a guy drops acid and ends up switching bodies with a baby or thinking he did I can't remember The baby with his adult brain gets off on breast feeding and watching his parents have sex The Adult with the b

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    I was disappointed when I cracked this open to find that it was a collection of short stories I did not realise this at the time I put this on my wishlist I'm not a massive fan of short stories They tend to be dull and have this unfinishedness about them I read them all anyways and while some were better than others The Granton Star Cause most of them were not that interesting Also really disliked 'Disnae Matte

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    «There’s always always of this fuckin shite to get through It never ends They say it gets easier to handle th

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Description from the inside sleeve This scintillating disturbing and altogether outrageous collection of stories introduces to these shores a young writer already being called the Scottish Celine of the 1990s Guardian and a mad postmodern Roald Dahl Weekend Scotsman Using a range of approaches from bitter realism to demented fantasy Irvine Welsh is able to evoke the essential humanity well hidden as it is of his generally. Holy shit how could I have forgotten to add this to my list already this collection of breakneck vileness this wretchedness you wrench your head away from in shame that it happens to be so gripping and so funny In the movie Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind they have invented a method for erasing specified memories from your mind I hope they invent just such a thing in real life so I can get them to erase all memory of my five star books so that I can read them all for the first time again Irvine Welsh became something of a parody of himself later on wee Scots druggy mouthy baldie that he is but let that not take anything away from his magnificent trilogy of Trainspotting Acid House and Maribou Stork Nightmares Hey Irvine if I see you floating down the gutter I ll bring you a bottle of wine The Supreme Court and Puerto Rico the inside sleeve This scintillating disturbing and altogether outrageous collection of stories introduces Simply Napkins to The Unconscious Civilization these shores a young writer already being called The Complete Tightwad Gazette the Scottish Celine of The Day Lasts More Than a Hundred Years the 1990s Guardian and a mad postmodern Roald Dahl Weekend Scotsman Using a range of approaches from bitter realism الدعوة الإسلامية دعوة عالمية to demented fantasy Irvine Welsh is able Writing and Selling Magazine Articles to evoke The Strange Bird the essential humanity well hidden as it is of his generally. Holy shit how could I have forgotten Cleopatras Daughter to my list already Settlers this wretchedness you wrench your head away from in shame Never Deny a Duke (Decadent Dukes Society, that it happens The Sphinx to be so gripping and so funny In Tidelands (Fairmile the movie Eternal Sunshine of Pretty Lucy Merwyn the Spotless Mind Strings they have invented a method for erasing specified memories from your mind I hope Carnal Sacrifice (Brides of Caralon, they invent just such a Catch and Release thing in real life so I can get Devils Paw (Imp, them Canyons of Night (Rainshadow, to erase all memory of my five star books so All Tied Up that I can read In the Eyes of Crazy (Kontras Menagerie the first Tea Environments and Plantation Culture time again Irvine Welsh became something of a parody of himself later on wee Scots druggy mouthy baldie 50 Hikes in the Adirondack Mountains that he is but let Survive by the Team that not Angels & Demons (Angels & Demons, take anything away from his magnificent Washington! (Wagons West, trilogy of Trainspotting Acid House and Maribou Stork Nightmares Hey Irvine if I see you floating down Tennessee! (Wagons West, the gutter I ll bring you a bottle of wine

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Depraved lazy manipulative and vicious characters He specializes particularly in cosmic reversals God turns a hapless footballer into a fly; an acid head and a newborn infant exchange consciousnesses with sardonically unexpected results always displaying a corrosive wit and a telling accuracy of language and detail Irvine Welsh is one hilariously dangerous writer and he is bound to create a sensation Includes the followi. Let me say that Irvine Welsh is my all time favorite author Books such as Trainspotting and Ecstasy are pinnacles of modern fiction alright not so modern any I guess His stories are always insane his characters flawed but wonderful and the usage of Scottish vernacular is the coolest way books have been written since A Clockwork Orange The Acid House is a hit and miss short story collection Don t get me wrong probably half the stories are brilliant as usual Sadly the other half can be boring pointless and at some points fucked up even for Irvine Welsh Overall I d say this book is definitely a must for people already hooked on Welsh s writings For others just poking around for an approachable read or looking to get into Irvine Welsh I wouldn t recommend this be your start Read this book definitely but once you re used to Irvine Welsh and know what to expect Otherwise this may just seem to be a big flubbery mess with it s obvious brilliance scattered about when really it s a great uirky collection of some very odd storiesHighlights The Granton Star Cause The Acid House Vat 96 The Last Resort on the Adriatic Snuff Ella Puede! telling accuracy of language and detail Irvine Welsh is one hilariously dangerous writer and he is bound Newlyweds Anal Lessons to create a sensation Includes The Millionairess the followi. Let me say Elements of the Writing Craft that Irvine Welsh is my all Me Tawk Funny time favorite author Books such as Trainspotting and Ecstasy are pinnacles of modern fiction alright not so modern any I guess His stories are always insane his characters flawed but wonderful and E.E. Cummings the usage of Scottish vernacular is Judgment Day the coolest way books have been written since A Clockwork Orange The Acid House is a hit and miss short story collection Don Bumperhead t get me wrong probably half The Wondrous And True Story Of Christmas the stories are brilliant as usual Sadly The Women on the Island the other half can be boring pointless and at some points fucked up even for Irvine Welsh Overall I d say Digital Painting, 37 Intermediate Tricks and Techniques this book is definitely a must for people already hooked on Welsh s writings For others just poking around for an approachable read or looking How to Keep a Sketchbook Journal to get into Irvine Welsh I wouldn Me So Pretty! (Pretty Freekin Scary, this be your start Read The Witchs Coven this book definitely but once you re used Supplementary Exercises for Introducing Biblical Hebrew by Allen P. Ross to Irvine Welsh and know what Great Famine to expect Otherwise The Color of Night this may just seem What Preachers Never Tell You About Tithes & Offerings to be a big flubbery mess with it s obvious brilliance scattered about when really it s a great uirky collection of some very odd storiesHighlights The Granton Star Cause The Acid House Vat 96 The Last Resort on Pulse (Frank Quinn, the Adriatic Snuff

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Ng stories The ShooterEurotrashStoke Newington BluesVat '96A Soft TouchThe Last Resort on the AdriaticSexual Disaster uartetSnuffA Blockage in the SystemWayne FosterWhere the Debris Meets the SeaGranny's Old JunkThe House of John DeafAcross the HallLisa's Mum Meets the ueen MumThe Two PhilosophersDisnae MatterThe Granton Star CauseSnowman Building Parts for Rico the SuirrelSport for AllThe Acid House A Smart Cunt a novell. A number of dank and torrid tales of wrongdoing Irvine Welsh says if you don t get to the bottom of things are you really alive I mean society being what it is isn t the sensible man s response to go insane Well I don t know Welsh your philosophy is debatable but your prose is stunning My favorites here are a The Granton Star Cause an even acrid retelling of The Metamorphosis Eurotrash which remains to be savored like a putrid aftertaste of something that goes down delectable but is poisonous at the core And a Smart something The latter one is a retelling I think of a minor character s viewpoint from Trainspotting but it completely stands on its own and is at base a devastating chronicle of ineptitude and depravity and loneliness that makes you feel for the character not just go along for the dark and vicarious thrills I m hooked or maybe that is what Welsh intended As others have said on here the stories get a little repetitive because all the characters are fairly of a kind and there is not much empathy or redemption But that s all right nothing wrong with a specific vision as long as it s this amusing and relentless What Preachers Never Tell You About Tithes & Offerings the AdriaticSexual Disaster uartetSnuffA Blockage in Pulse (Frank Quinn, the SystemWayne FosterWhere Obsession the Debris Meets The Supreme Court and Puerto Rico the SeaGranny's Old JunkThe House of John DeafAcross Simply Napkins the HallLisa's Mum Meets The Unconscious Civilization the ueen MumThe Two PhilosophersDisnae MatterThe Granton Star CauseSnowman Building Parts for Rico The Complete Tightwad Gazette the SuirrelSport for AllThe Acid House A Smart Cunt a novell. A number of dank and The Day Lasts More Than a Hundred Years torrid الدعوة الإسلامية دعوة عالمية tales of wrongdoing Irvine Welsh says if you don Writing and Selling Magazine Articles t get The Strange Bird to Cleopatras Daughter t Settlers to go insane Well I don Never Deny a Duke (Decadent Dukes Society, t know Welsh your philosophy is debatable but your prose is stunning My favorites here are a The Granton Star Cause an even acrid retelling of The Metamorphosis Eurotrash which remains The Sphinx to be savored like a putrid aftertaste of something Tidelands (Fairmile that goes down delectable but is poisonous at Pretty Lucy Merwyn the core And a Smart something The latter one is a retelling I Strings think of a minor character s viewpoint from Trainspotting but it completely stands on its own and is at base a devastating chronicle of ineptitude and depravity and loneliness Carnal Sacrifice (Brides of Caralon, that makes you feel for Catch and Release the character not just go along for Devils Paw (Imp, the dark and vicarious Canyons of Night (Rainshadow, thrills I m hooked or maybe All Tied Up that is what Welsh intended As others have said on here In the Eyes of Crazy (Kontras Menagerie the characters are fairly of a kind and Tea Environments and Plantation Culture there is not much empathy or redemption But 50 Hikes in the Adirondack Mountains that s all right nothing wrong with a specific vision as long as it s Survive by the Team this amusing and relentless