Author:Gaston Leroux

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Gaston Louis Alfred Leroux
(1868–1927)
French journalist and author of detective fiction. In the English-speaking world, he is best known for writing the novel The Phantom of the Opera (Le Fantôme de l'Opéra, 1911), which has been made into several film and stage productions of the same name. His novel The Mystery of the Yellow Room is also one of the most famous locked room mysteries ever. — Excerpted from Gaston Leroux on Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
Gaston Louis Alfred Leroux

Works[edit]

Rouletabille stories[edit]

  • The Mystery of the Yellow Room (1907) (transcription project)
  • The Perfume of the Lady in Black (1908) {{{1}}}
  • The Secret of the Night (1914) (Illustrated by H. Richard Boehm) no scan
  • Rouletabille at Krupp's, (1917, Translated in 2013, by Brian Stableford)
  • The Crime of Rouletabille (1921)
  • Rouletabille and the Gypsies (1922)
  • Rouletabille at War (1914)[1] (consisting of The Slave Bangle, 1925 aka The Phantom Clue, 1926, translated by Hannaford Bennett); The Sleuth Hound [UK], 1926 aka The Octopus of Paris [US], 1927, translated by Hannaford Bennett)
  1. The English translations of it's parts date from 1925


Some or all works by this author are in the public domain in the United States because they were published before January 1, 1923.


The author died in 1927, so works by this author are also in the public domain in countries and areas where the copyright term is the author's life plus 80 years or less. Works by this author may also be in the public domain in countries and areas with longer native copyright terms that apply the rule of the shorter term to foreign works.