By Gaston Leroux
The Paris Opera is haunted; we all know it. each person, that's, aside from the recent managers, who spark a violent dispute with the Opera Ghost after they refuse to recognize his life or undergo his calls for. occasionally surfacing as a disembodied voice in field 5 or showing as a gentleman in night costume with a death’s-head, the phantom is keen 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 results.
Police stories, newspaper clippings, and witness interviews aid a sleuthing narrator reconstruct the occasions of French writer Gaston Leroux’s most renowned story, one who had an important impression on modern detective fiction. First published in 1911, The Phantom of the Opera has considering 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.