The Phantom of the Opera by Gaston Leroux

The book tells the story of a beautiful soprano at the Paris Opera House named Christine DaaƩ who becomes the obsession of a mysterious, disfigured musical genius living in the subterranean labyrinth beneath the opera house. Known as the Phantom, he terrorizes the opera company to compel them to keep giving roles to Christine, whom he tutors in secret. The tale unfolds with love, jealousy, and violence, culminating in a dramatic conclusion.

The 1291st greatest book of all time


Published
1909
Nationality
French
Type
Fiction
Pages
160-270
Words
107,253
Original Language
French

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