The last Train...

The last Train...

Can you tell us a bit about Dead Men’s Trousers and the journey the characters have gone on since Trainspotting?

It carries on from where the last book [The Blade Artist, Cape] ended: Begbie and Renton are on a plane. It’s about the characters from Trainspotting, and where they are now. They’re guys in their fifties, and they’re at a funny time in life, when you’re plodding on with your interests but also more driven to looking back on things as well. We’re living in this strange era now, whereby we’re all taking comfort in the past more than we used to because the future is very uncertai...

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