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The Phantom of the Opera (version 2)

Gelesen von Ralph Snelson

(4,6 Sterne; 85 Bewertungen)

Christine Daae was brought up in the Paris Opera house. Her musician father suddenly dies, telling her he will send her an angel of music to look after her. She grows up and discovers that she is hearing a voice, telling her and teaching her to sing. She believes he is the angel of music but he is known in the Opera House simply as The Phantom. Although she is fascinated and drawn towards the phantom, she falls in love with her childhood sweetheart, The Vicomte de Chagny - or Raoul - but the Phantom won't take this lightly... (Summary by Ralph Snelson)

(8 hr 39 min)


00 - Prologue


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01 - Is it a Ghost?


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02 - The New Margarita


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03 - The Mysterious Reason


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04 - Box Five


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05 - The Enchanted Violin


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06 - A Visit to Box Five


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07 - Faust and What Followed


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08 - The Mysterious Brougham


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09 - At the Masked Ball


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10 - Forget the Name of the Man's Voice


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11 - Above the Trap-Doors


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12 - Apollo's Lyre


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13 - A Master Stroke of the Trap-Door Lover


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14 - The Singular Attitude of a Safety Pin


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15 - Christine! Christine!


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16 - Mme. Giry's Revelations


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17 - The Safety-Pin Again


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18 - The Commissary, the Viscount and the Persian


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19 - The Viscount and the Persian


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20 - In the Cellars of the Opera


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21 - Interesting Vicissitudes


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22 - In the Torture Chamber


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23 - The Tortures Begin


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24 - Barrels! Barrels!


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25 - The Scorpion or the Grasshoper: Which?


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26 - The End of the Ghost's Love Story


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27 - Epilogue


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thrilling and captivating

(5 Sterne)

I was pleasantly surprised by this book. I've watched one of the movies and it was never as thrilling as this book. the reader did a wonderful job! the book did leave me feeling sorrowful as it was apparent he was a man made the way he was by the cruelty of others and the appearance he was born with that prevented him from being happy. it was rather sad. but a good book all the same.

(5 Sterne)

This book and reading are amazing. For those who love the musical and want to keep adoring the phantom, do not listen. The phantom and raoul show the difference between healthy and abusive relationships, and unfortunately for webber, the phantoms written quite well as an abusive manipulator. The book is full of mystery and outdoes the musical most people know of in every way! This is one of my all time favorites, only second to Les Mis!!!

couldnt get past the viscount

(3 Sterne)

oh sweet mother of male entitlement. every thought and action that raoul has is just embarrassing and infuriatingly sexist. i know that its just a product of the era but this was pretty egregious. giving a fair review because i didnt finish.

(4 Sterne)

even tho i get lost at times when listening, I still got back in track. maybe because of how the story is read. i just noticed the weird cuts in between idk

Excellent reader

(5 Sterne)

Excellent reader. I'll certainly listen to his next works. The book itself is pretty good too, albeit the ending is kinda weird. Recommended.

Amazing Classic

(4,5 Sterne)

Other than some mispronounced names, this was a great audio recording of an amazing classic novel.

A fun page turner

(3,5 Sterne)

A hilarious melodrama with an enjoyable reader.

(4 Sterne)

A little overdramatic for my taste but it's a good read.