By Irvine Welsh
How vital is a good ride?
A rampaging strength of nature is wreaking havoc at the streets of Edinburgh, yet has most sensible shagger, drug-dealer, gonzo-porn-star and taxi-driver, 'Juice' Terry Lawson, ultimately met his fit in typhoon 'Bawbag'? Can Terry realize the destiny of the lacking good looks, Jinty Magdalen, and retain her fool savant lover, the man-child Wee Jonty, out of felony? Will he discover the genuine causes of unscrupulous American businessman and reality-TV megastar, Ronald Checker? And, crucially, will Terry manage to negotiate existence after a negative 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 respectable Ride sees Irvine Welsh again on domestic turf, leaving us within the able arms of 1 of his such a lot 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 publication but, Irvine Welsh celebrates an un-reconstructed misogynist hustler -- a crucial personality who's shameless but additionally, oddly, first rate -- and unearths new methods of constructing wild comedy out of superbly darkish fabric, taking over the various final taboos. So fasten your seatbelts, simply because this is often one experience that can definitely get a bit bumpy.
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A Decent Ride (Terry Lawson, Book 3) by Irvine Welsh