The Phantom of the Opera Author:Gaston Leroux "The Opera ghost really existed. he was not, as was long elieved, a creature of the imagination of the artists, the superstition of the managers, or a product of the absurd and impressionable brains of the young ladies of the ballet, their mothers, the box-keepers, the cloak-room attendants or the concierge. Yes, he existed in flesh and blood, a... more »lthough he assumed the complete appearance of a real phantom; that is to say, of a spectral shade." -- From the author's Prologue.
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