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Reheated CabbageEnce of Welsh s early writing in a fantastic collection of short stories which cover everything from ills and als to aliens addicted to Embassy cigarettes who ve learned the NICETIES OF HUMAN CULTURE FROM A of human culture from a geezer who s hiding out from the olice on board their shipThere s death too of course the collection starts with the story of a man who s so keen to catch the Hibs vs game that he leads his wife #into the ath of oncoming train and you can expect to witness the death of a junkie in the sad #the ath of an oncoming train and you can expect to witness the death of a junkie in the sad of a Scottish house artyBut above all else Reheated Cabbage offers you a chance to catch up with old friends whether you re eating Christmas dinner with Begbie or you re catching up with Juice Terry and Carl N Sign Ewart in MiamiMeeting up with a middle aged Carl and Terry is made all the sweet by the reappearance of their former nemesis Mr Black from their schooldays He s not uite the imposing figure that he used to be in fact by the end of his story you ll just want to give him a hu. Ld nemesis under the strobe lights of a Miami Beach nightclub'The stories combine sly humour with the tang of lived experience It makes for a terrific collection showcasing a writer whohas blossomed into one of the most distinctive and distinguished observers of British life' Sunday Telegra. .

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It sometimes happens that story collections turn out to be bit lumpy in the sense be a bit lumpy in the sense the ieces not always complement each other This is one of those However each story on its own is great especially the first what a masterpiece I have never laughed so much about such a tragic event It s all in how you tell it How do eople who are not Scottish or brought up in Scotland manage without a glossary Some of the truncated Rhyming Slang Would Be Impossible slang would be impossible guess eg the hampden is hampden roar scotland s national football stadium and therefore means score zorba zorba the greek seek how some say the word sick how someone would figure that out i cannot imagineGod i feel guilty whenever i laugh at something the sychos within say or do But you know the hampden with welch seek bastard that he is Excellent collection of short stories Of course I Am Miami was my favorite I am a committed Irvine Welsh fan I think what he does with the Scottish dialect is incredibly creative I have never read another Hilarious shocking and hugely entertaining Reheated Cabbage has all the classic Irvine Welsh ingredientsIn Reheated Cabbage you can enjoy Christmas dinner with Begbie and discover how aliens addicted to Embassy Regal have Midlothian under surveillance You will meet a husband who values a te. .

Uthor who I could so clearly hear while I am reading It is a retty fun experience Plus he is very funny in an incredibly dark way The other thing he does which I really like is he uses the same characters in a lot of his stories They are all set in the same lace among the same group of friends a lot of his stories They are all set in the same lace among the same group of friends the stories in this collection have some of the guys from Trainspotting including a great story about Begbie coming to his mother s for Christmas dinner Terry Lawson is also in it and he was also tangentially In Trainspotting And Much Trainspotting and much in Glue It s a complete world and a Genocide of One pretty fascinating if horrifying one The stories here are kind of hit and miss some are much better than others but it s always worth the trip Welsh is back It s time for me to blather aboot this eminently readable collection of Welsh s short stories spanning from 1994 2000 And what a cracker it is tooWritten in Welsh s typical vernacular complete with his idiosyncratic sense of spelling and grammar Reheated Cabbage captures the ess. Levised Hibs v Hearts game than his wife's life and see two guys fighting over a beautiful girl agree after a fewills and ints of lager that their friendship is actually important And you will be delighted to welcome back 'Juice' Terry Lawson and to watch what happens when he meets his .