Award information: FINALIST: The Language Learner Literature Award 2004
Bookworms type: Fantasy & Horror
Bookworm Stage: STAGE 1
Author: Jennifer Bassett
Description: It is 1880, in the Opera House in Paris. Everybody is talking about the Phantom of the Opera, the ghost that lives somewhere under the Opera House. The Phantom is a man in black clothes. He is a body without a head, he is a head without a body. He has a yellow face, he has no nose, he has black holes for eyes. Everybody is afraid of the Phantom – the singers, the dancers, the directors, the stage workers . . .