Register  |   Log In  |  
Sign up to our weekly newsletter    
Follow us on   
Search   
Forum Home Register for Free! Log In Moderator Tickets FAQ Users Online

Trainspotting

 
Logged in as: Guest
  Printable Version
All Forums >> [On Another Note...] >> Bookworms >> Trainspotting Page: [1]
Login
Message << Older Topic   Newer Topic >>
Trainspotting - 15/2/2006 12:03:49 PM   
mad_looney


Posts: 1620
Joined: 6/10/2005
From: The Fridge
I first tried to read this when i was about 13/14, didnt get through it (i lent it off my m8 and her dad dint know. didnt get long to read it). Anyway, ive tried a few times and only got about half way, the same with the film. with both i had to stop and start but when i got into the i couldnt stop either. Did anybody else find this?

_____________________________

Head of Military and Defence for the Peoples Republic of Empiria

http://www.myspace.com/fudzistan

Have your eyes ever been checked?
No Doctor, they've always been blue
Post #: 1
RE: Trainspotting - 15/2/2006 9:35:10 PM   
BobaJango


Posts: 7667
Joined: 31/12/2005
From: Mulder's basement
After watching the film, i had no real interest in reading the book. You ought to finish the film but as i haven't read it, i can't comment on the book!

_____________________________

"Don't worry. Won't insult legendary underworld solidarity by suggesting you surrender name without torture". - Rorschach (Watchmen).

(in reply to mad_looney)
Post #: 2
RE: Trainspotting - 16/2/2006 8:17:00 AM   
Hardcore Raver

 

Posts: 1454
Joined: 27/10/2005
From: Stroud, Gloucestershire
Both the film and the book are excellent. I saw the film first, which made me want to read the book. It's hard to say which one is better, as the film is done very well but the book has so much more in it. Definitely worth reading.

_____________________________

Love Football. Hate FIFA.

(in reply to BobaJango)
Post #: 3
RE: Trainspotting - 16/2/2006 9:43:28 AM   
Izzardesque2


Posts: 2899
Joined: 30/9/2005
From: Get back to Russia!
I read the book first and in order to understand the phonetics had to sometimes read it aloud to myself. This resulted in me walking around with a dodgy accent for a few days!

_____________________________

The limerick packs laughs anatomical
Into space that is quite economical
But the good ones I've seen
So seldom are clean
And the clean ones so seldom are comical

Quantum materiae materietur marmota monax si marmota monax materiam possit materiari?

(in reply to Hardcore Raver)
Post #: 4
RE: Trainspotting - 19/2/2006 7:34:05 PM   
vic_vega


Posts: 118
Joined: 27/10/2005
From: No Rear Entry - Exit Only


Dodgy accents?

Are you mistaking Trainspotting with When The Boat Comes In or All Creatures Great and Small?

I would have to say that the Trainspotting book is way better than the movie (although its a brilliant film too) as the film is very much abridged and many of the characters experiences in the film are tranferred from those in the book that didn't make the movie.









_____________________________

That's your plan? Wile E. Coyote would come up with a better plan than that!

(in reply to Izzardesque2)
Post #: 5
Page:   [1]
All Forums >> [On Another Note...] >> Bookworms >> Trainspotting Page: [1]
Jump to:





New Messages No New Messages
Hot Topic w/ New Messages Hot Topic w/o New Messages
Locked w/ New Messages Locked w/o New Messages
 Post New Thread
 Reply to Message
 Post New Poll
 Submit Vote
 Delete My Own Post
 Delete My Own Thread
 Rate Posts


 
Movie News  |  Empire Blog  |  Movie Reviews  |  Future Films  |  Features  |  Video Interviews  |  Image Gallery  |  Competitions  |  Forum  |  Magazine  |  Resources
 
Forum Software © ASPPlayground.NET Advanced Edition 2.4.5 ANSI

0.094