First published in 1973, The Princess Bride is a cult book which later became a cult film. It tells the story of Buttercup, the most beautiful girl in the world. And 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.
The Princess Bride
William Goldman has been writing books and movies for more than forty years. He has won two Academy Awards ( for Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid and All the Presidents' Men), and three Lifetime Achievement awards in screenwriting. His novel Marathon Man has made him very famous in Dentists' offices around the world.