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Does Christine ever love the Phantom of the Opera? | Shipwrecked

In which I investigate whether the Broadway musical is about a doomed love affair or a girl and with a very persistent stalker. 169 more words

Film And TV

A New Bookstagram

For a while I’ve been thinking that it would be fun to create a public Instagram account and I’ve finally done it.

It is technically a ‘Bookstagram’; an Instagram account dedicated to books and using them to create aesthetically pleasing images. 123 more words



Gaston Leroux – the author of The Phantom of the Opera –  wrote The Machine to Kill in NINETEEN TWENTY-FOUR. Many book sites list it as 1935, but that was just the year it was finally translated into English. 1,024 more words

Balladeer's Blog

The Day My Dream Came True

Today was the day.  After a 10 year wait and an uncomfortable conversation with a man before I hopped onto the metro, I was going to see the Palais Garnier, or as some may know it, the Opera Populaire from  703 more words

The Phantom of the Opera (1998)

We all know the classic story behind The Phantom of the Opera and it has been done in many versions and even Dario Argento did a take on it. 140 more words


Book Review Post - Phantom of the Opera by Gaston Leroux

If you read this blog regularly, you know that I’ve become a really big fan of The Phantom of the Opera. Seen the musical three times, a fourth time is coming up in September, and a long time before I even discovered the musical, I read the novel… 504 more words

Book Review

Phantom of the Opera REVIEW

The Phantom of the Opera by Gaston Leroux

First published 1909


Pages: 360

First published in French as a serial in 1909, “The Phantom of the Opera” is a riveting story that revolves around the young, Swedish Christine Daaé.

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