The Red Tent

The Princess Bride – Chapters Two–Four

Chapters Two, Three and Four—”The Groom,” “The Courtship,” and “The Preparations”—together cover fewer than fifteen pages. This is because, as William Goldman explains, they are primarily composed of the boring stuff that his father skipped when reading aloud. He says that they consist of bitter satires of Florinese history that are of no interest to …

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