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The Princess Bride - William Goldman
The Princess Bride
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Beautiful, flaxen-haired Buttercup has fallen for Westley, the farm boy, and when he departs to make his fortune, she vows never to love another. So when she hears that his ship has been captured by the Dread Pirate Roberts - who never leaves survivors - her heart is broken.
Beautiful, flaxen-haired Buttercup has fallen for Westley, the farm boy, and when he departs to make his fortune, she vows never to love another. So when she hears that his ship has been captured by the Dread Pirate Roberts - who never leaves survivors - her heart is broken.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780747545187 (0747545189)
Publisher: Bloomsbury
Pages no: 399
Edition language: English
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YouKneeK
YouKneeK rated it
4.0 Review: The Princess Bride
The Princess Bride is yet another one of those classic books that “everybody” has read but that I have just now read for the first time. I don’t think I’ve seen the movie either, although it’s possible I saw it when I was very young and just don’t remember it. A few of the lines in the book were f...
Summer Reading Project, BookLikes Satellite
Summer Reading Project, BookLikes Satellite rated it
3.5 The Princess Bride, by William Goldman
Even though I’ve seen the movie a dozen times, it wasn’t until last week that I picked up The Princess Bride, by William Goldman. I needed something purely escapist (because I live in America and am a frustrated liberal and I read the news) to read and I couldn’t think of anything better than this b...
Sailing in a Sea of Words
Sailing in a Sea of Words rated it
4.5 Book Review: The Princess Bride
Book: The Princess Bride Author: William Goldman Genre: Fantasy/Romance/Adventure Summary: A tale of true love and high adventure, pirates, princesses, giants, miracles, fencing, and a frightening assortment of wild beasts - The Princess Bride is a modern storytelling classic. As Florin and Gu...
teaandbooks
teaandbooks rated it
1.0 What's the appeal?
Yep, I'm one of those who has never seen the movie, had not previously read the book. I decided on a whim to buy this and just read this classic and eventually get around to watching the movie that everyone loves so much. Not getting it at all. Initially I was willing to go along with it and just ...
Fangirl Moments and My Two Cents
Fangirl Moments and My Two Cents rated it
4.0 The Princess Bride
This is a reread. I still really liked it. I like the story, but I like the feeling of remembering my enjoyment the first time just as much.
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