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The Phantom of the Opera By Gaston Leroux
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The Phantom of the Opera (Italian: Il fantasma dell'opera) is a 1998 Italian horror film directed by Dario Argento, adapted from the novel Le Fantôme de l'Opéra by Gaston Leroux.... More > However, there are many differences between the book and the film (the biggest being that the Phantom is not disfigured).In Paris 1877 a pack of rats save an abandoned baby from a basket that was flowing along a river. They raise him in the underground of the Opéra de Paris. This child becomes the Phantom of the Opera, a misanthrope who kills anyone who ventures into his underground chambers, just as rats are killed whenever they venture above ground. The Phantom (Julian Sands) falls in love with the young opera singer Christine Daaé (Asia Argento), while she sings alone on stage one night. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Phantom_of_the_Opera_(1998_film) Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book.< Less
The Mystery of the Yellow Room By Gaston Leroux
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The Mystery of the Yellow Room (in French Le mystère de la chambre jaune) by Gaston Leroux, is one of the first locked-room mystery crime fiction novels. It was first published in France in... More > the periodical L'Illustration from September 1907 to November 1907, then in its own right in 1908. [citation needed]It is the first novel starring fictional reporter Joseph Rouletabille and concerns a complex, and seemingly impossible, crime in which the criminal appears to disappear from a locked room. Leroux provides the reader with detailed, precise diagrams and floorplans illustrating the crime scene. The emphasis of the story is firmly on the intellectual challenge to the reader, who will almost certainly be hard pressed to unravel every detail of the situation. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Mystery_of_the_Yellow_Room Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book.< Less
Le fauteuil hante [French] By Gaston Leroux
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Gaston Louis Alfred Leroux (6 May 1868 – 15 April... More > 1927) was a French journalist and author of detective fiction.In the English-speaking world, he is best known for writing the novel The Phantom of the Opera (Le Fantôme de l'Opéra, 1910), which has been made into several film and stage productions of the same name, notably the 1925 film starring Lon Chaney, and Andrew Lloyd Webber's 1986 musical. His novel The Mystery of the Yellow Room is also one of the most famous locked-room mysteries ever.Leroux was born in Paris in 1868. He went to school in Normandy and studied law in Paris, graduating in 1889. He inherited millions of francs and lived wildly until he nearly reached bankruptcy. In 1890, he began working as a court reporter and theater critic for L'Écho de Paris. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gaston_Leroux< Less

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