Trainspotting by Irvine Welsh

Trainspotting

Mark Renton #2

Irvine Welsh

360 pages first pub 1993 (editions)

fiction classics contemporary dark mysterious reflective slow-paced

Community Reviews Summary of 5,150 reviews

Moods

dark 92%
funny 63%
challenging 45%
emotional 41%
sad 38%
reflective 33%
tense 29%
adventurous 16%
informative 4%
hopeful 2%
lighthearted 2%
inspiring 1%
mysterious 1%

Pace

medium 58%
slow 21%
fast 20%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 80% | A mix: 16% | Plot: 2%

Strong character development?

It's complicated: 47% | Yes: 32% | No: 19%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 49% | No: 30% | Yes: 20%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 65% | Yes: 18% | It's complicated: 12% | N/A: 2%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 98% | It's complicated: 1%

Average rating

4.03

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