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  • Published: 17 November 2011
  • ISBN: 9781448128860
  • Imprint: Vintage Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 42

The State of the Party (Storycuts)


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Calum and his friends take acid and go in search of a party.

Calum's evening gets off to nostalgic start when a childhood friend, now a junkie, wanders into the bar. His drinking partner, Crooky, has procured some hits of acid, and the trio head off in search of a party. However, their trip goes badly wrong and the morning brings with it a bleak comedown.

Part of the Storycuts series, this story was previously published in the collection Reheated Cabbage.

  • Pub date: 17 November 2011
  • ISBN: 9781448128860
  • Imprint: Vintage Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 42

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Irvine Welsh

Irvine Welsh is the author of eleven previous novels and four books of shorter fiction. He currently lives in Chicago.

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