Des phénomènes étranges se produisent à l'Opéra. Un lustre s'effondre pendant une représentation, un machiniste est retrouvé pendu. Mais, plus étrange encore, une jeune chanteuse orpheline nommée Christine Daaé, recueillie par la femme de son professeur de chant, entend son nom pendant la nuit et elle dirait même avoir vu et rencontré le fameux Fantôme de l'Opéra...
Strange things are going on at the Paris Opera House; a mysterious phantom - a skeleton in dinner dress - is wreaking havoc amongst the singers and backstage staff. But when new managers take over and dismiss the rumours of the Opera Ghost, the terror really begins. Who is the curious figure stalking the stage at night? How can he be in so many places at once, entering and leaving locked rooms at will? And what is his connection to the beautiful and talented young soloist, Christine?The Phantom of the Opera is perhaps best known for its many stage and screen adaptations, but Gaston Leroux's original text surpasses them all for its Gothic tension and haunting horror.This beautiful Macmillan Collector's Library edition features an afterword by dramatist Peter Harness.Designed to appeal to the booklover, the Macmillan Collector's Library is a series of beautiful gift editions of much loved classic titles. Macmillan Collector's Library are books to love and treasure.
A gothic romance set in the twilight world of Paris in the 1870s.
The legendary rumours of an 'opera ghost' take on a terrifying reality when the beautiful young singer Christine Daae suddenly disappears after her triumphant performance. An ever increasing pattern of fear and violence pervades the dim backstage areas of the Opera House, as the phantom threatens to strike once more.