Ghost From A Perfect Place by Philip RidleyGhost From A Perfect Place by Philip Ridley

Ghost From A Perfect Place

byPhilip Ridley

Paperback | October 2, 2014

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If you think I'm threatened by you, you're wrong. I'm Travis Flood. I was threatening people before you were born. Back in the sixties, Travis Flood and his gang terrorised Bethnal Green. Now, after an absence of 25 years, Travis returns and meets Rio, whose haunting beauty leads him to confront a story that bears no relation to his own distorted memory. And then there's the Cheerleaders . . . a present-day gang, more vicious and terrifying that anything Travis led in the past. This edition of Ghost from a Perfect Place was published to coincide with the first major revival of the play at the Arcola Theatre, London, in September 2014.
Philip Ridley was born in the East End of London, where he still lives and works. He is a contemporary artist, poet, novelist, film-maker and one of the country's most celebrated living playwrights. Ridley has been described as 'probably a genius' (Time Out), 'a visionary' (Rolling Stone), 'the master of modern myth' (Guardian) and...
Title:Ghost From A Perfect PlaceFormat:PaperbackDimensions:112 pages, 7 × 5 × 0.68 inPublished:October 2, 2014Publisher:BloomsburyLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1474227627

ISBN - 13:9781474227629

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Rated 3 out of 5 by from Interesting Picked up this play after browsing and found I couldn't put it down.A little predictable but it kept me intrigued until the very end.
Date published: 2016-12-01

Editorial Reviews

Philip Ridley's third stage play is like a lethal cocktail complete with its own antidote. It is nostalgic, sardonic and savage. Its poetry is like a knuckle-duster in words.