The Phantom of the Opera (Barnes & Noble Classics Series)

The Phantom of the Opera (Barnes & Noble Classics Series)

Gaston Leroux


The Paris Opera is haunted—; we all know it. everybody, that's, aside from the hot managers, who spark a violent dispute with the Opera Ghost once they refuse to recognize his lifestyles or undergo his calls for. occasionally surfacing as a disembodied voice in field 5 or showing as a gentleman in night gown with a death’s-head, the phantom is enthusiastic about Christine Daaé, a beautiful and enigmatic amateur singer endowed with an awesome voice. yet impetuous Viscount Raoul de Chagny is in love with Christine, and he and his brother, count number Philippe, are swept into the phantom’s lethal phantasm with frightening effects.
                 
Police studies, newspaper clippings, and witness interviews support a sleuthing narrator reconstruct the occasions of French writer Gaston Leroux’s most famed story, one who had an important influence on modern detective fiction. First published in 1911, The Phantom of the Opera has considering the fact that been the root for lots of variations, together with Lon Chaney’s silent movie and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Tony award-winning Broadway musical. this present day, this mystery is well-known not just as a compelling yarn with gothic overtones, yet an engrossing romance of stirring theatricality.

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