The Trainspotting lads are back...and in worse shape than ever.In the last gasp of youth, Simon "Sick Boy" Williamson is back in Edinburgh. He taps into one last great scam: directing and producing a porn film. To make it work, he needs bedfellows: the lovely Nikki Fuller-Smith, a student with ambition, ego, and troubles to rival his own; old pal Mark Renton; and a motley crew that includes the neighborhood's favorite ex-beverage salesman, "Juice" Terry.
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To boost the hormonal rush of the narrative, Welsh tells the story from different points of view, the thickness of the dialect varying convincingly from voice to voice (English Nikki quotes from Middlemarch, while the nearly incomprehensible Begbie says things like "Ah lits um go tae git the bat ...| Read Full Review of Porno
There's plenty of suffering in Porno: Sick Boy hates everyone who stands in his way, Nikki hates anyone potentially more successful or attractive than her, Spud hates himself, Begbie hates everyone but himself, and all of them tear themselves and others apart as a result.Oct 18 2002 | Read Full Review of Porno
Welsh decides to give it a go in this belated sequel to 1993's Trainspotting, which ended with barely recovering junkie Mark Renton escaping to Amsterdam after robbing his skaggy Caledonian mates: Spud, Simon ''Sick Boy'' Williamson, and the psychotic Begbie.Oct 04 2002 | Read Full Review of Porno
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