Gaston Leroux Books In Order

Extraordinary Adventures of Joseph Rouletabille, Reporter Books In Order

  1. The Mystery of the Yellow Room (1908)
  2. The Perfume of the Lady in Black (1909)
  3. The Secret of the Night (1914)

Adventures of Cheri-Bibi Books In Order

  1. Wolves of the Sea (1923)
  2. The Dark Road (1924)


  1. The Double Life (1904)
  2. The Phantom of the Opera (1910)
  3. The Man with the Black Feather (1912)
  4. The Bride of the Sun (1915)
  5. The Haunted Chair (1922)


  1. The Gaston Leroux Bedside Companion (1980)
  2. The Real Opera Ghost and Other Tales (1994)

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Gaston Leroux Books Overview

The Mystery of the Yellow Room

Whether one is reading them for the first time or re reading old favorites, the titles in this series seem like old friends. Mature readers can revisit timeless treasures; young, struggling, or reluctant readers are given a format that helps them connect to the great body of American and world literature. This series will contain world classics, Pulitzer and Nobel Prize winners and favorites that have stood the test of time. Actual Large Print covers may be different from those shown. The Lexile Framework is a tool that places readers and text on the same scale by measuring both the difficulty of written material and students’ reading abilities. Where available, titles within this catalog have been given Lexile levels eg. 600L. For more information visit their Web site: www. lexile. com. The technology of the Lexile Framework has three core components. They are: the Lexile Map, which is a graphical representation of reading development. the Lexile Analyzer, which measures the difficulty levels of text. the Lexile Anchor Test, an item bank that measures reader performance and provides guidelines for converting raw scores on standardized reading tests into Lexile measures The Accelerated Reader program has been proven to improve children’s reading and critical thinking skills. This program is useful in motivating and encouraging readers and assisting teachers in accurately evaluating and elevating students’ reading levels through multiple choice testing on the books they have read. The quiz provides instant feedback to both teacher and student. Accelerated Reader titles have been indicated within this catalog. Schools and libraries must have the Accelerated Reader engine to run the program. Both the program and engine can be purchased from Renaissance Learning, Inc. at 800 338 4204. For more information visit their Web site: www. renlearn. com.

The Perfume of the Lady in Black

This melodrama takes place on the Riviera and is a sequel to ‘The Mystery of the Yellow Room’. Five 90 minute cassettes and two 60’s.

The Secret of the Night

Purchase of this book includes free trial access to www. million books. com where you can read more than a million books for free. This is an OCR edition with typos. Excerpt from book: Ill THE WATCH She went out to caution the servants to a strict watch, armed to the teeth, before the gate all night long, and she crossed the deserted garden. Under the veranda the schwitzar was spreading a mattress for Ermolai. She asked him if he had seen the young Frenchman anywhere, and after the answer, could only say to herself, ‘ Where is he, then ? ‘ Where had Rouleta bille gone? The general, whom she had carried up to his room on her back, without any help, and had helped into bed without assistance, was disturbed by this singular disappearance. Had someone already carried off ‘ their ‘ Rouletabille ? Their friends were gone and the orderlies had taken leave without being able to say where this boy of a journalist had gone. But it would be foolish to worry about the disappearance of a journalist, they had said. That kind of man these journalists came, went, arrived when one least expected them, and quitted their company even the highest society without formality. It was what they called in France ‘ leaving English fashion.’ However, it appeared it was not meant to be impolite. Perhaps he had gone to telegraph. A journalist had to keep in touch with the telegraph at all hours. Poor Matrena Petrovna roamed the solitary garden in tumult of heart. There was the light in the general’s window on the first floor. There were lights in the baseme*nt from the kitchens. There was a light on the ground floor near the sitting room, from Natacha’s chamber window. Ah, the night was hard to bear. And this night the shadows weighed heavier than ever on the valiant breast of Matrena. As she breathed she felt as though she lifted all the weight of the threatening night. She examined everything everything. All was shut tight, was perfectly secure, and there was no one with…

The Phantom of the Opera

First published in French as a serial in 1909, ‘The Phantom of the Opera‘ is a riveting story that revolves around the young, Swedish Christine Daa . Her father, a famous musician, dies, and she is raised in the Paris Opera House with his dying promise of a protective angel of music to guide her. After a time at the opera house, she begins hearing a voice, who eventually teaches her how to sing beautifully. All goes well until Christine’s childhood friend Raoul comes to visit his parents, who are patrons of the opera, and he sees Christine when she begins successfully singing on the stage. The voice, who is the deformed, murderous ‘ghost’ of the opera house named Erik, however, grows violent in his terrible jealousy, until Christine suddenly disappears. The phantom is in love, but it can only spell disaster. Leroux’s work, with characters ranging from the spoiled prima donna Carlotta to the mysterious Persian from Erik’s past, has been immortalized by memorable adaptations. Despite this, it remains a remarkable piece of Gothic horror literature in and of itself, deeper and darker than any version that follows.

The Man with the Black Feather

The book has no illustrations or index. It may have numerous typos or missing text. However, purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original rare book from the publisher’s website GeneralBooksClub. com. You can also preview excerpts of the book there. Purchasers are also entitled to a free trial membership in the General Books Club where they can select from more than a million books without charge. Original Publisher: Small, Maynard

The Bride of the Sun

1915. Written by the author of ‘Phantom of the Opera,’ this tale takes us to Peru where Dick Montgomery hopes to marry his fianc , Maria Teresa de la Torre, the daughter of a Spanish marquis. Because of their disrespectful manner, Maria Teresa discharges a group of Quichua Indians working in the household, including Huascar. It is heard that the Indians have found an Incan king and are going to celebrate an ancient ceremony wherein a virgin bride is sacrificed to the Sun King. Maria Teresa is the chosen victim and is kidnapped. Dick and Maria Teresa’s father attempt to save her, but are unsuccessful. Huascar comes to them, saying he will save Maria Teresa, but is he to be trusted? Left with no choice, they take Huascar at his word, and the rescue begins.

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