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

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.

Reviews

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

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Formats & editions

  • Paperback

    9780099560555

    December 3, 2012

    Vintage Classics

    320 pages

    RRP $14.99

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  • Paperback

    9780141191508

    May 11, 2012

    Penguin Classics (UK Adult)

    314 pages

    RRP $22.99

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  • EBook

    9781448161089

    October 4, 2012

    Vintage Digital

    320 pages

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