Sunday, February 20, 2011

The Phantom Of The Opera

The Phantom Of The Opera
Author:  Gaston Leroux
Read by:  Alexander Adams

On the screen adn on Broadway, this classic tale of romance an horror has thrilled audiences all over the world.  No director in his right mind could refuse the gothic eeirness of Gaston Leroux's most famous novel.  Now, experience the work that began it all, the story of an ingenious artist driven mad by injustice and love.  Deep in the catacombs beneath the Paris Opera House, a masked monster lurks, dreaming of the day he'll capture a beautiful singer and keep her in his own twilit world.  But the road to realizing his fantasy is strewn with fear and murder.  What evil will the phantom perpertrate when the curtain rises again? Once you hear the original tale, you'll discover why this century-old novel still stirs our imaginations today. 

Personal Notes:
Its a great movie, Great play, but could not get through this book-With early 1900s dialect, this book can be hard to follow.

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