The Princess Bride Deluxe Edition Hc: S. Morgenstern's Classic Tale of True Love and High Adventure (Hardcover)

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Whenever someone asks me for a book recommendation for an adult that doesn’t really enjoy reading, I recommend The Princess Bride. It is the ultimate adult fairytale that people of all ages and all reading levels will love. And, the movie is an exact adaptation of the novel. This book is just as entertaining and classic and the film. It will have you laughing and crying along!

  • Recommended by Marissa

— From December Staff Picks For Everyone This Holiday Season

Whenever someone asks me for a book recommendation for an adult that doesn't really enjoy reading, I recommend “The Princess Bride.” It is the ultimate adult fairytale that people of all ages and all reading levels will love. And, the movie is an exact adaptation of the novel. This book is just as entertaining and classic as the film. It will have you laughing and crying along the entire journey.

— From Book Review: Return to the Classics

I’m typically not a fan of fantasy, but this novel always knocks my socks off,  every time I read it! The Princess Bride is a fairy tale for adults (and brave younger readers), filled with adventure, lovable, unforgettable characters, a bit of humor, and a ton of love! In my opinion, this Deluxe hardcover edition would serve as a perfect holiday gift! The book itself is gorgeous, with rough cut pages, elegant foil embossed cover, and fifty full page color illustrations. Once you pick it up, you won’t be able to put it down!

-Virgie

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— From Dapper December Staff Picks

Description


William Goldman’s beloved story of Buttercup, Westley, and their fellow adventurers in a beautifully illustrated deluxe edition that is perfect for fans of the book and film.

This tale of true love, high adventure, pirates, princesses, giants, miracles, fencing, and a frightening assortment of wild beasts, as depicted in the 1987 film directed by Rob Reiner and starring Fred Savage, Robin Wright, and others, is now available in a beautiful new package, with foil and embossing on the cover and an interior printed on elegant uncoated cream stock with rough-cut edges.

This keepsake edition also includes fifty full-page color illustrations by Michael Manomivibul, full-color chapter openers, and a gorgeous color map printed on the endpapers.

About the Author


WILLIAM GOLDMAN (1931-2018) wrote books and movies for more than fifty years. He won two Academy Awards (for Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid and All the President's Men), and three Lifetime Achievement Awards in screenwriting.

Praise For…


PRAISE FOR THE PRINCESS BRIDE
 
"[Goldman's] swashbuckling fable is nutball funny . . . A 'classic' medieval melodrama that sounds like all the Saturday serials you ever saw feverishly reworked by the Marx Brothers." --Newsweek
 
"One of the funniest, most original, and deeply moving novels I have read in a long time." --Los Angeles Times

Product Details
ISBN: 9781328948854
ISBN-10: 1328948854
Publisher: Harper
Publication Date: October 10th, 2017
Pages: 432
Language: English