A man, an angel, and a phantom just as brilliant as ugly, Erik has won affection of the public, his story firstly told by Leroux and then repeatedly retold by others moves people’s hearts around the world. Than what is he or who is he? One thing is certain, passing his story through the heart, we became new, better and kinder than we have been before.
Leroux is short about Erik; he is described through the view light of other characters. As if he invites the reader to play the game: with fragmentary information, hints and accidentally dropped comments just to try to collect the whole picture and to get finally a real portrait of Erik, the Phantom of the Opera