Book Review: The Phantom Diaries by: Kailin Gow

The Phantom Diaries
Publisher: The Edge
Publish Date: 31 May 2010
Origins: Around the World Tours
Format: Trade Paperback


What happens to the Phantom after the tragedy at the Paris Opera House is the basis for this fantastic tale of The Phantom Diaries, loosely based on Gaston Leroux's classic, The Phantom of the Opera, but with a new tale and a modern twist. This new series for older teens and young adults is told through the eyes of 18 year-old Annette Binoche, who lands a job at the New York Metropolitan Opera House as a seamstress' assistant only to become the lead singer of the Opera House, with the help of the mysterious, yet highly-seductive Phantom.


This is sadly another DNF. I just couldn't get into it. I love the idea though... unfortunately I think it may have been a bit to big for the author. Here are some other reviews of this book for your to ponder:

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  1. I have yet to read a Phantom adaptation that's any good. Yet for some reason I keep reading them....


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