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“Life isn't fair, it's just fairer than death, that's all.”


Self-reflection. Hobart, February 2021.


The Princess Bride: S. Morgenstern's Classic Tale of True Love and High Adventure by William Goldman

A rare case of the film doing justice to the book, The Princess Bride is a delightful romp through a strange and magical universe full of damsels in distress, evil princes, dimwitted giants, vicious pirates and a host of other colourful characters.

Immensely funny, the irreverent and lighthearted approach strikes just the right touch to keep moving things along at a breakneck pace towards a satisfying conclusion. Goldman has a great deal of fun breaking the fourth wall in subverting the genre to great effect.

There's not much more to say than, "You should read this book. Now!"

⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐

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