The Princess Bride



The Princess Bride What Happens When The Most Beautiful Girl In The World Marries The Handsomest Prince Of All Time And He Turns Out To Bewella Lot Less Than The Man Of Her Dreams As A Boy, William Goldman Claims, He Loved To Hear His Father Read The S Morgenstern Classic, The Princess Bride But As A Grown Up He Discovered That The Boring Parts Were Left Out Of Good Old Dad S Recitation, And Only The Good Parts Reached His Ears.Now Goldman Does Dad One Better He S Reconstructed The Good Parts Version To Delight Wise Kids And Wide Eyed Grownups Everywhere.What S It About Fencing Fighting True Love Strong Hate Harsh Revenge A Few Giants Lots Of Bad Men Lots Of Good Men Five Or Six Beautiful Women Beasties Monstrous And Gentle Some Swell Escapes And Captures Death, Lies, Truth, Miracles, And A Little Sex.In Short, It S About Everything.

Goldman grew up in a Jewish family in Highland Park, Illinois, a Chicago suburb, and obtained a BA degree at Oberlin College in 1952 and an MA degree at Columbia University in 1956.His brother was the late James Goldman, author and playwright.William Goldman had published five novels and had three plays produced on Broadway before he began to write screenplays Several of his novels he later used Goldman grew up in a Jewish family in Highland Park, Illinois, a Chicago suburb, and obtained a BA degree at Oberlin College in 1952 and an MA degree at Columbia University in 1956.His brother was the late James Goldman, author and playwright.William Goldman had published five novels and had three plays produced on Broadway before he began to write screenplays Several of his novels he later used as the foundation for his screenplays In the 1980s he wrote a series of memoirs looking at his professional life on Broadway and in Hollywood in one of these he famously remarked that Nobody knows anything He then returned to writing novels He then adapted his novel The Princess Bride to the screen, which marked his re entry into screenwriting Goldman has won two Academy Awards an Academy Award for Writing Original Screenplay for Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, and an Academy Award for Writing Adapted Screenplay for All the President s Men He has also won two Edgar Awards, from the Mystery Writers of America, for Best Motion Picture Screenplay for Harper in 1967, and for Magic adapted from his own 1976 novel in 1979

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  • Paperback
  • 398 pages
  • The Princess Bride
  • William Goldman
  • English
  • 23 July 2017
  • 0345418263

10 thoughts on “The Princess Bride

  1. Chris says:

    If you haven t read this book, then all I can tell you is to go out, get it, and read it Now Don t bother with the rest of this review, you ll thank me later It has Fencing.Fighting.Torture.Poison.True Love.Hate.Revenge.Giants.Hunters.Good men.Bad men.Beautifulest ladies.Snakes.Spiders.Beasts of all natures and descriptions.Pain.Death.Brave men.Coward men.Strongest men.Chases.Escapes.Lies.Truths.Passion Miracles For a start.It s one of the greatest love action revenge stories ever abridged If you haven t read this book, then all I can tell you is to go out, get it, and read it Now Don t bother with the rest of this review, you ll thank me later It has Fencing.Fighting.Torture.Poison.True Love.Hate.Revenge.Giants.Hunters.Good men.Bad men.Beautifulest ladies.Snakes.Spiders.Beasts of all natures and descriptions.Pain.Death.Brave men.Coward men.Strongest men.Chases.Escapes.Lies.Truths.Passion Miracles For a start.It s one of ...

  2. Emily May says:

    It s amazing that I ve never found time to read this book before I have seen the movie, but it was years ago and I only really remember the one thing that everyone remembers The real strength of this book is that is just ticks every box imaginable It s a fairy tale, full of action, romance and revenge, and it has that timeless quality that the best fairy tales seem to carry It was published in the 1970s but it feels like it should be a thousand years old, passed down from generation to genera It s amazing that I ve never found time to read this book before I have seen the movie, but it was years ago and I only really remember the one thing that everyone remembers The real strength of this book is that is just ticks every box imaginable It s a fairy tale, full of action, romance and revenge, and it has that timeless quality that the best fairy tales seem to carry It was published in the 1970s but it feels like it should be a thousand years old, passed down from generation to generation It s non stop adventure, comedy gold and full of some of the most memorable characters I ve ever had the pleasure of reading about.Goldman s writing style for this novel works so surprisingly well For one, it s such an unusual idea to write a retelling of a story by a fictional author Goldman claims his fa...

  3. seak says:

    First of all, anyone who s rated this less than 5 stars is just wrong, very wrong I know this because I was recently instated Master of all Opinions where mine is the most rightest The StructureI guess the real place to start with this book is with its structure You may have noticed that the actual title is The Princess Bride S Morgenstern s Classic Tale of True Love and High Adventure The Good Parts Version Abridged by William Goldman.Whew That s a mouthful.But that s also the ge First of all, anyone who s rated this less than 5 stars is just wrong, very wrong I know this because I was recently instated Master of all Opinions where mine is the most rightest The StructureI guess the real place to start with this book is with its structure You may have noticed that the actual...

  4. Lola Reviewer says:

    I must say that the humour in this book is quite special I must court her now, said the Prince Leave us alone for a minute He rode the white expertly down the hill Buttercup had never seen such a giant beast Or such a rider I am your Prince and you will marry me, Humperdinck said Buttercup whispered, I am your servant and I refuse I am your Prince and you cannot refuse I am your loyal servant and I just did Refusal means death Kill me then It s a come I must say that the humour in this book is quite special I must court her now, said the Prince Leave us alone for a minute He rode the white expertly down the hill Buttercup had never seen such a giant beast Or such a rider I am your Prince and you will marry me, Humperdinck said Buttercup whispered, I am your servant and I refuse I am your Prince and you cannot refuse I am your l...

  5. Michelle says:

    I consider The Princess Bride as one of my all time favorite films I think I was about 11 when I first saw the movie and a score orlater, the love of Buttercup and Wesley still brings warmth to my heart Besides this, how could I forget Inigo Montoya Mandy Patinkin immortalized this character with his delivery of the famous line, My name is Inigo Montoya You killed my father Prepare to die Sigh I think the book is almost as good Rarely do I favor the movie version over a book b I consider The Princess Bride as one of my all time favorite f...

  6. Stephen says:

    5.0 stars HOW AMAZINGLY GOOD IS THIS BOOK YOU ASK.so good it is almost This is a literary treasure and one that I can not recommendhighly Let me start by saying that prior to reading this book I had probably seen the movie version a dozen times or so and ABSOLUTELY LOVE IT I only mention this so that you know where I m coming from in case you are not a fan of the movie as I think if you like one you will like the other and, conversely, if you didn t like the movie, the book may not 5.0 stars HOW AMAZINGLY GOOD IS THIS BOOK YOU ASK.so good it is almost This is a literary treasure and one that I can not recommendhighly Let me start by saying that prior to reading this book I had probably seen the movie version a dozen times or so and ABSOLUTELY LOVE IT I only mention this so that you know where I m coming from in case you are not a fan of the movie as I think if you like one you will like the other and, conversely, if you didn t like the movie, the book may not appeal to you as much As for the book, I was AMAZED at what a superb adaptation of the novel the movie was Along with the Lord of the Rings trilogy and No Country for Old Men, this may be the best adaptation of a classic novel that I have ever come across This may lead you to ask whether it is even worth it to read the book given that much of what is in the book is on the screen My a...

  7. Melissa ♥ Dog Lover ♥ Martin says:

    Okay, I like the movie better than the book I mean I love watching all of my characters So There Anyhoo, I m adding some pictures from the book There are a lot of them but I m just going to add a few I thought they were wonderful On the inside front and back pages there ...

  8. Icarus says:

    I am one of the few people in the world who does not think the book is better than the movie here There is an undercurrent of bitterness in this book that I find off putting I am given to understand by a friend that those elements i.e., the autobiographical stuff in Goldman s own persona are actually fictional But I found that they soured my enjoyment ...

  9. Anzu The Great Destroyer says:

    I m sorry Kate s favorite book, but I must destroy you Two stars Yep, I am one of those people Cynical Have no heart Have no good taste in books Just want mindless action and independent sword wielding women as main characters Don t like overpowered men Nor women, for that matter Don t believe in love at first sight Hate damsels in ...

  10. Kelly (and the Book Boar) says:

    Find all of my reviews at STAR THERE IS TO STAR Yeah, a little bit It s also the best book in the history of ever Sure it has a little kissing but it also has pirates and bad guys and swordsmen and giants and R.O.U.S.es I m not writing a synopsis I m not writing a review I m just telling you if you have not already read it, read it now You ask What if I don t like it INCONCEIVABLE If you read it, hate it, and have the desire to 1 Star i Find all of my reviews at STAR THERE IS TO STAR Yeah, a little bit It s also the best book in the history of ever Sure it has a little kissing but it also has pirates and bad guys and swordsmen and giants and R.O.U.S.es I m not writing a synopsis I m not writing a review I m just telling you if you have not already read it, read it now You ask What if I don t like it INCONCEIVABLE If you read it, hate it, and have the desire to 1 Star it or say bad things, you should probably unfriend me first I might be inclined to light your ass up Just kidding MaybeCome my love, I ll tell you a taleOf a boy and girl and their love storyAnd how he loved her oh so muchAnd all the charms she did possessNow this did happen once upon a timeWhen things were not so complexAnd how he worshipped the ground she walkedAnd when he looked in her eyes he became obsessedThis love was stronger than the powers so ...

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