Question about Phantom of the Opera by Gaston Leroux?

Did anyone feel like this when they were reading it?  I'm only on page 109! But geeze I feel like So much has happened! Like each page there something significant that Happens if it makes sense. I don't know how to explain it, but each time I find a stopping point I feel like I'm almost done only to find out I'm only on page 80 or just now on page 90. I feel l'm a decent reader when it comes to speed and comprehsion.   I'm wondering if I feel like so much is happened because I'm subconsciously comparing the movies/ plays to the  books? Did this happen to anyone else when they read phantom or am I just the weird one? Thank you in advance.  

Update:

Thank you the answer so far everyone! Great answers! Magix151 I'm so glad to know I'm not the only one!!! Thank for your answer and I can't wait to see what happens! 

Andrew thank you for your answer as well I do like the book, but I can your part as well. There definitely are some slow parts at (least to me) in the story but I think every book has that. 

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  • 1 month ago
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    A lot happens in the book. I, too, had the feeling of things ending before the book was finished. Just keep reading. The ending is great.

  • Andrew
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    1 month ago

    No, I never felt like that for a second when reading it. I've slogged through it twice. I read it the second time thinking that I might have missed something the first time around, but that wasn't the case at all. "The Phantom of the Opera" is one of those novels that's much weaker than the adaptations it's spawned. It's incredible that a book about a murderer can be that boring. If you're enjoying it, grand, but I think it's a book that's still being read and discussed today because it's been around for over a hundred years and nobody's willing to admit that it's just awful. 

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