The Princess Bride

Description

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. 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 fairytale like no other, of fencing, fighting, torture, poison, true love, hate, revenge, giants, hunters, bad men, good men, beautifulest ladies, snakes, spiders, beasts, chases, escapes, lies, truths, passion and miracles.

Details

Author(s)
William Goldman
Format
Paperback | 416 pages
Dimensions
129 x 198 x 33mm | 331g
Publication date
01 Nov 1999
Publisher
Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Publication City/Country
London, United Kingdom
Language
English
Edition
New edition
Edition Statement
New edition
ISBN10
0747545189
ISBN13
9780747545187
Bestsellers rank
6,048