Gaston Leroux 1868—1927

Gaston Leroux

About

Gaston Louis Alfred Leroux 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, which has been made into several film and stage productions of the same name, such as the 1925 film starring Lon Chaney; and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s 1986 musical.

Available eBooks

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    The Mystery of the Yellow Room (1907)

    Even if Hercule Poirot had been born a Frenchman, not a Belgian, he would have to take second place in detection to Joseph Rouletabille, the brilliant y...read more »

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    The Phantom of the Opera (1910)

    The lights dim at the Paris Opera House. The exquisite Christine Daae enraptures the audience with her mellifluous voice. Immediately, Raoul de Chagny f...read more »

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    The Secret of the Night (1913)

    The surviving Nihilists have condemned the Russian General Trebassof to death for the crimes he and his troops committed against the revolution. Three a...read more »