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The phantom of the Opera
Leroux, Gaston
Adult Fiction LEROUX

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rachael said:
The phanom of the opeara, a famous french clasic full of mystery, romance and tragedy. You must have heard of the movies, the plays and the songs all wonderfully created by Andrew Lloyd Webber and other script writers/music artists. But where did all of it begin? Read the Phantom Of The Opeara by Gaston Laroux to find out what secret truths they kept in the movies/plays, and what they left behind for us to read? How did the story really end, and where did it begin? Monsiour Laroux is a brilliant writer who started this beutiful masterpeice of writing. If you liked the movies or plays, the book is just as wonderfull, maybeen even better. i wont give anything away, but i must say that their are some seep relms of this deep tale in which they did ot put in. I give it 10 stars out of a 5 star rating. -Rachael Laurene
posted Jun 11, 2007 at 4:15PM
Avatar for StarRC StarRC said:
Drama! Drama! Drama! Definately the word I would use to describe this book. Well written, dark, full of romance, but also some horror. An essential classic; a must read.
posted Apr 5, 2008 at 7:53PM
charms09200 said:
This book is one of my all-time favorite books. It has to be in my top ten. It is dark and a love story. Much better than the movie, although I love the singing aspect of the movies. But the book gives you a better perspective of all the characters.
posted Nov 28, 2008 at 11:20PM
Avatar for A.E.C.M. A.E.C.M. said:
This is one of my favorite books and, although I am not a fan of any of the movies based on it, I love the book. The characters are interesting a sometimes even funny, and the plot grabs you at page one and doesn’t let go unto the last page. I laughed, I cried, it was a great book. I highly recommend it.
posted Feb 17, 2012 at 1:32PM
agentmontague said:
While the musical/opera is really great (though the movie isn’t) it doesn’t do justice to Erik (the Phantom). Erik’s story is so sad, he’s been rejected by everyone because of his ugliness. He only has one sort-of friend, and he dies alone and sad. I’m pretty sure I cried. The musical focuses so much more on Christine’s character and how Erik is evil, and not at all on his internal struggle and grief. It’s tragic.
posted Jun 14, 2013 at 5:48PM
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