The Princess Bride

Author(s): William Goldman

General Fiction

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 (no survivors) her heart is broken. But her charms draw the attention of the relentless Prince Humperdinck who wants a wife and will go to any lengths to have Buttercup. So starts a fairy tale like no other, of fencing, poison, true love, hate, revenge, giants, bad men, good men, snakes, spiders, chases, escapes, lies, truths, passion and miracles.


Product Information

At long last, a wonderful jacket treatment for all the younger readers who have so far missed out on this amazing classic Also a classic cult film directed by Rob Reiner and starring Robin Wright Penn and Carey Elwes

'A swash-buckling comic fantasy fairytale adventure ... my favourite book in all the world' Waterstone's Guide to Kid's Books

William Goldman has been writing books and movies for over forty-five years. He has won two Academy Awards (for Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid and All the President's Men) and three Lifetime Achievement awards in screenwriting. He lives in New York City.

General Fields

  • : 9780747590583
  • : Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
  • : Bloomsbury Children's Books
  • : August 2008
  • : 198mm X 129mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : English
  • : 813.54
  • : 416
  • : William Goldman
  • : Paperback
  • : 1