The Phantom of the Opera

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The classic Gothic horror novel of haunted cellars, opera, murder and unrequited love that inspired Andrew Lloyd Webber's musical

Subject: Classics
The Phantom of the Opera, Gaston Leroux

Christine is a beautiful young singer at the Paris Opera. She is watched by the Opera's 'phantom' - a mysterious masked figure who terrorises the Opera's management and players. With the Phantom's help, Christine rises to become the Opera's star performer, but when the Phantom demands her heart in return, Christine is torn between gratitude and pity for her strange benefactor, and love for her childhood sweetheart, Raoul.

Available Formats

  • Paperback
    $14.99 RRP
    ISBN: 9780099560555
    Published: 03/12/2012
    Imprint: Vintage Classics
    Extent: 320 pages
  • eBook
    ISBN: 9781448161089
    Published: 04/10/2012
    Imprint: Vintage Digital
    Extent: 320 pages
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"A Gothic novel of romance, honour and tragedy with a creepy, obsessive underbelly" - Daily Telegraph

"A venerable, much-adapted story of grand, delicate feelings and gothic creepiness" - New York Times

"Mixes horror and romance in equal measure" - Guardian