Originally Posted by dancing nymph
I like Madame Giry. She is strong and she helped the Phantom escape the Gypsies. She also keeps the Phantom in check. She's a moral compass for him, I guess.
That's why I like the Persian in the original novel.
It's sad that many people who haven't read it don't know who he was...
But I said what I had to say in post # 80 :)