Piranha Heights by Philip RidleyPiranha Heights by Philip Ridley

Piranha Heights

byPhilip Ridley

Paperback | December 3, 2014

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'Look - they're fading. Those liars. Dissolving . . . It's the end of their world . . . The birth of a new one . . . Our one . . . Our world.' It's Mother's Day and mother is dead. Now her two sons gather in her home to argue about the truth of their childhood. But a storm is approaching . . . with a violent new truth all of its own. Piranha Heights is non-stop, filthily poetic and a searing insight into the disenchantment of young people today. This edition, featuring a revised script, published to coincide with play's revival at the Old Red Lion, London, in November 2014. Praise for Leaves of Glass: 'Like a shard of glass plunged straight to the heart . . . superb.' Guardian
Philip Ridley 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 'the best British playwright of the last 20 years' (Aleks Sierz, author o...
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Title:Piranha HeightsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:120 pages, 7 × 5 × 0.68 inPublished:December 3, 2014Publisher:BloomsburyLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:147423884X

ISBN - 13:9781474238847

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The play has a raw, brutal poetry to it . . . a stark work by a distinct, unsettling voice.