Posted January 29, 2018

Irvine Welsh: New Trainspotting novel will wrap up story

Irvine Welsh new book “Dead Men’s Trousers” will be the last one about the boys Renton, Begbie, Sick Boy and Spud. It will be released in March and we are yet to find out if it will become a movie 🙂

Author Irvine Welsh has said his new Trainspotting novel will be the last in the series.

The writer is to reunite Renton, Begbie, Sick Boy and Spud for a new adventure in his novel Dead Men’s Trousers, which will be published in March.

Edinburgh-born Welsh revealed it will feature the friends in their fifties and will complete the story as he didn’t want to write about them as pensioners.

A plot summary released by publishers Penguin last year revealed that one of the much-loved characters will not survive until the end of the book.

Welsh, 59, has already written four best-selling novels featuring the characters; Trainspotting, Porno, Skagboys and The Blade Artist.
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