The Phantom of the Opera - Gaston Leroux, Alexander Teixeira de Mattos I enjoyed this novel enough. I like gothic novels though. I found Raoul to be a fool (not quite sure if he is an idiot or not) and not that interesting. Erik was an obsessive psycho, but interesting to read. Christine, I wanted to hear from her perspective- I both liked and disliked her. I would be very interested to read a re-telling of this story from either Erik's or Christine's perspective, I might even write it. :P