The Princess Bride by William Goldman

The Princess Bride

William Goldman

398 pages first pub 1973 (editions)

fiction classics fantasy romance adventurous funny lighthearted fast-paced

Description

What happens when the most beautiful girl in the world marries the handsomest prince of all time and he turns out to be...well...a lot less than the man of her dreams?As a boy, William Goldman claims, he loved to hear his father read the "S. Morge...

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Moods

adventurous 97%
funny 83%
lighthearted 64%
hopeful 18%
emotional 17%
tense 10%
inspiring 9%
mysterious 9%
relaxing 7%
dark 4%
challenging 3%
reflective 3%
sad 2%

Pace

fast 48%
medium 44%
slow 7%

Plot- or character-driven?

Plot: 48% | A mix: 39% | Character: 10%

Strong character development?

No: 42% | Yes: 36% | It's complicated: 18% | N/A: 2%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 87% | It's complicated: 7% | No: 4%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 44% | No: 40% | It's complicated: 11% | N/A: 4%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

No: 52% | Yes: 26% | It's complicated: 17% | N/A: 3%

Average rating

4.24

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