The Princess Bride by William Goldman

The Princess Bride

William Goldman

fiction classics fantasy romance adventurous fast-paced

456 pages | first published 1973

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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. Morgen...
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Moods

adventurous 97%
funny 85%
lighthearted 64%
hopeful 20%
emotional 15%
mysterious 9%
tense 9%
inspiring 8%
relaxing 7%
dark 3%
challenging 2%
reflective 2%
sad 1%

Pace

medium 46%
fast 46%
slow 6%

Plot- or character-driven?

Plot: 51% | A mix: 38% | Character: 9% | N/A: 1%

Strong character development?

No: 43% | Yes: 36% | It's complicated: 17% | N/A: 2%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 88% | It's complicated: 7% | No: 4%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 45% | Yes: 35% | It's complicated: 14% | N/A: 4%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

No: 52% | Yes: 24% | It's complicated: 19% | N/A: 4%

Average rating

4.24

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