The Princess Bride: S. Morgenstern's Classic Tale of True Love and High Adventure
William Goldman's modern fantasy classic is a simple, exceptional story about quests—for riches, revenge, power, and, of course, true love—that's thrilling and timeless.
Anyone who lived through the 1980s may find it impossible—inconceivable, even—to equate The Princess Bride with anything other than the sweet, celluloid romance of Westley and Buttercup, but the film is only a fraction of the ingenious storytelling you'll find in these pages. Rich in character and satire, the novel is set in 1941 and framed cleverly as an “abridged” retelling of a centuries-old tale set in the fabled country of Florin that's home to “Beasts of all natures and descriptions. Pain. Death. Brave men. Coward men. Strongest men. Chases. Escapes. Lies. Truths. Passions.”
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Review: The Princess Bride: S. Morgenstern's Classic Tale of True Love and High AdventureUser Review - Martha Chalé - Goodreads
I think the title is just as accurate as it can be: A Classic Tale of True Love and High Adventure. Loved every inch of it. Loved the story inside the story, inside of another story. That at time may ... Read full review
Review: The Princess Bride: S. Morgenstern's Classic Tale of True Love and High AdventureUser Review - Jessica Loftus - Goodreads
The movie that is based upon this book has been a part of my life for as long as I can remember. Thankfully I wasn't disappointed they tried and did well to keep it close to the actual book. The only ... Read full review