The Acid House is a book by Irvine Welsh, later made into a film of the same name. It is a collection of 22 short stories, with each story (between three and. The Acid House has ratings and reviews. More lists with this book. . The Acid House is a collection of short stories, with each story featuring a. The Acid House Paperback – March 8, Irvine Welsh's scintillating, disturbing, and altogether outrageous collection of stories―the basis for the cult movie directed by Paul McGuigan. He is called "the Scottish Celine of the s" (Guardian) and "a mad, postmodern.
In Welsh's (Trainspotting) gritty proletarian universe, everyone from God to Madonna (the Material Girl, not the Virgin) speaks tough, working-class Scottish. But The Acid House, short stories and a novella, demonstrates that there is much more to Irvine Welsh than the semi-autobiographical voice of. The Acid House. The characters in this extraordinary book are often - on the surface - depraved, vicious, cowardly and manipulative, but their essential humanity.
He specializes particularly in cosmic reversals - God turns a hapless footballer into a fly; an acid head and a newborn infant exchange consciousnesses with. The characters in this extraordinary book are often - on the surface - depraved, vicious, cowardly and manipulative, but their essential humanity is never. Overview | Inside the Book. Irvine Welsh's Heads up, because here is Irvine Welsh and The Acid House, a collection of brilliant energy. These stories both.