Princess Bride

The Princess Bride by William Goldman
S. Morgenstern's classic tale of true love and high adventure: the "good parts" version, abridged.
Ballantine Books, 1973.

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Characters

Buttercup — the most beautiful woman in the history of the world
Wesley — farm boy in love with Buttercup who risks everything for her
Fezzik — friendly giant
Inigo — Spanish master swordsman who lives to avenge his father's death
Vizzini — conniving Sicilian, hired to start a war
Prince Humperdink — blood-thirsty ruler of Guilder who wants Buttercup as his queen
Miracle Max — miracle man who can raise the dead
Dread Pirate Roberts — absolute terror of the high seas
Count Rugen — villain who thrives on causing great pain to others

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LC Cataloging Info

Adventure stories.
Love stories.

Offsite Pages

Princess Bride, the movie

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