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Author Leroux, Gaston, 1868-1927, author.

Title The phantom of the opera / Gaston Leroux ; translated by Mireille Ribiere ; introduction by Jann Matlock.

Publication Info. London : Penguin Books, 2012.
Additional editorial material and introduction, 2012


Location Call No. Status
 Avon Free Public Library - Paperback Book  CLASSIC LEROUX    Check Shelf
 Mansfield, Main Library - Adult Fiction  F LEROUX    Check Shelf
Description liii, 314 pages ; 20 cm.
Series Penguin classics
Penguin classics.
Language Text in English. Translated from the French title: "Le Fantóme de l'opéra."
Note "'Le Fantóme de l'opéra' first published 1909-10 ; This translation forst published in Pocket Penguin Classics, 2009"--Title page verso.
Summary Sightings of a ghostly figure in the Paris opera house lead to a discovery of a disfigured genius who secretly lives among its passageways.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages xxxvi-1, 283-314).
Contents Chronology -- THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA -- Prologue: In which the author of this singular account tells the reader how he came to ascertain that the Phantom of the Opera really existed -- I. The Ghost! -- II. The New Marguerite -- III. In which, for the first time, Messrs Debienne and Poligny disclose in confidence to the new directors of the Opera House, Messrs Armand Moncharmin and Firmin Richard, the true reason for their departure from the National Academy of Music -- IV. Box Five -- V. Continuation of `Box Five' -- VI. The Magic Fiddle -- VII. A Visit to Box Five -- VIII. In which Firmin Richard and Armand Moncharmin have the audacity to allow Faust to be performed in a `cursed' theatre and the terrible events that ensued -- IX. The Mysterious Brougham -- X. The Masked Ball -- XI. Forget the Voice and the Name -- XII. Above the Traps -- XIII. Apollo's Lyre -- XIV. The Master of the Traps Strikes -- XV. The Curious Incident of the Safety-pin -- XVI.'Christine! Christine!' -- XVII. Mme Giry's astonishing revelations as to her knowledge of the Phantom of the Opera -- XVIII. Continuation of 'The Curious Incident of the Safety-pin' -- XIX. The inspector, the Viscount and the Persian -- XX. The Viscount and the Persian --XXI. Below the stage -- XXII. The interesting and instructive trials and tribulations of a Persian below stage at the opera -- XXIII. In the torture chamber -- XXIV. The torture begins -- XXV.'Barrels! Barrels! Any old Barrels! Any old barrels to sell?' -- XXVI. The scorpion or the grasshopper? -- XXVII. The end of the Phantom's love story.
Subject Opéra de Paris -- Fiction.
Phantom of the Opera (Fictitious character) -- Fiction.
Opéra de Paris. (OCoLC)fst00550202
Phantom of the Opera (Fictitious character) (OCoLC)fst01060081
Opera -- France -- Paris -- Fiction.
Unrequited love -- Fiction.
Disfigured persons -- Fiction.
Paris (France) -- Fiction.
Disfigured persons. (OCoLC)fst00895218
Opera. (OCoLC)fst01046145
Unrequited love. (OCoLC)fst01162027
France -- Paris. (OCoLC)fst01205283
Genre/Form Musical fiction. (OCoLC)fst01726679
Fiction. (OCoLC)fst01423787
Musical fiction.
Horror fiction.
Added Author Ribiere, Mireille, translator.
Matlock, Jann, writer of introduction.
Added Title Fantóme de l'opéra. English
ISBN 9780141191508 (pbk.)
0141191503 (pbk.)
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