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The Princess Bride's bizarrely NSFW cover from the 1970s

Chances are you're familiar with The Princess Bride movie, but way fewer people have read author William Goldman's book. Let me just say that it takes a strikingly different tone than the movie.

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Erin and I must have watched this a thousand times and then some.

"Since the invention of the kiss, there have been five kisses rated the most passionate, the most pure. This one left them all behind. The end"

Goldman, William - The Princess Bride

...and you KNOW that, for each line, you were reading it in that Character's voice!

Interesting mix of female characters....Lili from 'Beetlejuice' / Sorsha from 'Willow' / Amalthea from 'The Last Unicorn' / Crysta from 'Fern Gully' / Thumbelina from the Don Bluth version of 'Thumbelina' / Odette from 'The Swan Princess' / The Childlike Empress from 'The Neverending Story' / Sarah from 'Labyrinth' / Malta from 'Sea Prince and the Fire Child' / Lili from 'Legend'

the Frank Frazetta cover

Buttercup + Wesley (Princess Bride) I like the back to back picture. It would be cute if my FI and I did this along with standing face to face, foreheads touching maybe?

1905 edition, illustrated by Ethel Franklin Betts. / Get unique, hands-on activity ideas for A LITTLE PRINCESS by Frances Hodgson Burnett at www.litwitsworksh... LitWits Kits make literature real and fun for kids – so they want to read more!

Interesting tidbits about The Princess Bride…