The Phantom of Manhattan OverviewThe novel The Phantom of Manhattan by Frederick Forsyth illustrates how one unselfish act of love can change a person’s life. Erik Muhlheim made a fortune for himself despite a facial disfigurement that made people hate and fear him. Even though he had power and money, Erik still harbored a deep-seated anger toward the people who had treated him so badly and God had afflicted him with this terrible deformity. Erik’s life began to change when he learns he has a son. Themes in this novel include the connection between ugliness, sinfulness, and greed, the power of love, and the possibility of redemption.
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