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Manifestations of a Phantom's Soul by Michelle   Rodriguez
Manifestations of a Phantom's Soul: A Duet
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Gemma's Purple Notebook (Poetry)
13 chapters   —   updated Jul 27, 2013 10:53PM
Description: I write all my work in a purple, wide-ruled, spiral notebook, so it's a fitting title here. I'll be adding to this in the future, so if you like this, stop in sometime. I might have something new.
The Phantom of the Chagnys (Literature & Fiction)
1 chapters   —   updated Mar 11, 2011 04:09PM
Description: *THIS IS FAN FICTION* It's based on <i>The Phantom of the Opera</i> by Gaston Leroux and the Andrew Lloyd Webber musical. If this tickles your fancy, read the original novel or go see the show (I'd also recommend the 2004 movie). They're worth it!
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This group is for anyone who loves the passionate/dramatic/tragic/love story of Phantom Of The Opera. To discuss the play/ movie/book/music and the ch ...more
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Come on in! This group is all about idle chatter. What's on your mind? What do you feel like talking about? While we can't literally pull up a chair a ...more
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This group is for all people who would like to talk about the Phantom of the Opera!!! Here you can disscus all things Christine, Raul, and the Phantom ...more
17384 The Phantom's Opera: Book and Musical — 48 members — last activity Jun 01, 2014 04:07AM
There seems to be an extreme lack of interest in The Phantom on Goodreads. Since there are many versions and additions to this book, there is so much ...more
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