The Princess Bride

by William Goldman | Science Fiction & Fantasy |
ISBN: 0747545189 Global Overview for this book
Registered by Vroomfondel of Leeds, West Yorkshire United Kingdom on 7/2/2006
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Journal Entry 1 by Vroomfondel from Leeds, West Yorkshire United Kingdom on Sunday, July 02, 2006
Pricegrabber.com synopsis:
"Studded with hilariously anachronistic one-liners, this fantasy aims to teach its readers the important lesson that "life isn't fair," by placing considerable obstacles in the way of the romance between Westley, a talented farmboy who later assumes a somewhat more dashing and mysterious identity, and Buttercup, a sweet, dimwitted, world-record-breaking beauty who becomes engaged to the local prince."

What a good book! I'd never heard of The Princess Bride until three or four years ago. Then I went to see a friend who's obsessed with the filn of the book and we watched it twice in an evening. The book has everything you could ever want: passion, cunning, humour, action and Inigo Montoya uttering that famous line!

I shall like to read the original Morgenstern version of the tale that William Goldman abridged for us here ;)

Updated 17 July: On its way to heathwitch after spotting it on her wishlist!

Journal Entry 2 by heathwitch from Glossop, Derbyshire United Kingdom on Wednesday, July 19, 2006
Received today as a RABCK from Gothmarcus ... Thank you kindly! I'll write a JE for this once I've devoured it; for now it's on Mount TBR. Thanks again!

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